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Medium-sized slender species. Maximum SVL 87 mm. Head rather broad and relatively high; snout moderately long and broad. Rostral, 3 nasals, and the first supralabial enter the nostril. Limbs and digits relatively long and thick. Terminal pads on digits medium or large, each having an average of 20 lamellae below. 118-151 scales at mid-body . Dorsal tubercles are indistinctly keeled. Tail slender, shorter than SVL. Color varies greatly according to surroundings, but is generally light sandy gray. Pattern composed of a series of large whitish marks along dorsal mid-line interspersed with dark blotches; these extend as alternating dark and light bands on the tail. On the flanks there are dark and light round spots. Head with similar but smaller spotting.

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