IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)

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This caecilian has a rather short and stout body, with length ranging from 145-234 mm (Daniel 2002). Dorsal surface is violet and ventral surface is lighter shade of violet. There is a very narrow whitish spot above the eye. Upper and lower lip, lower jaw, and tip of tail are cream colored. It has four rows of splenial teeth. Snout is slender, flat, and protrudes in front of the mouth by about 1.5 mm. The right eye is more distinct than the left one (Chanda 2002). This species has between 206-246 folds around the body (Daniel 2002).

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