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A small (15-70 cm) caecilian with a distinct head and eyes, large mouth, short tail, and transverse cloaca. Color ranges from dark brown to bluish black, with a bright yellow lateral stripe. Body annuli may be incomplete and range in number up to 300. Two series of denticles on lower jaw, and a tentacle between the eye and nostril.

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