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Medium-sized slender species. Maximum SVL 98 mm. Head narrow and relatively flat; snout elongate. Rostral, 3 nasals, and the first supralabial enter the nostril. Limbs and digits relatively short and slender. Terminal pads on digits small or medium, each having an average of 18 lamellae below. 110-170 scales at mid-body . Dorsal tubercles are indistinctly keeled. Tail long and slender, longer than SVL. Color varies greatly according to surroundings, but is generally light pink-gray. Pattern is an important diagnostic feature of the species, composed of fairly well-defined dark transverse bands on dorsum and the tail. Head often with reddish marbling intermixed with whitish spots. Tubercles on the back are often white.

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