IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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No lungs. Vomerine teeth in two arch-shaped continuous series; generally no gap between them. Parotoids developed moderately. Costal grooves 13-14, well-developed. Tail long, cylindrical at the base and slightly compressed at the end, slightly longer than the body with head. Toes five. Coloration brown or brown-greyish, with dark points and obscure dorsal golden or brownish band which may be divided into large spots. Light dorsal band is very marked. Males have a relatively shorter tail and relatively longer forelegs than females, and a lateral fold on the hind leg between the 5th toe and tibia.


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