IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Eutropis bontocensis can be distinguished from congeners by the following combination of characters: (1) body size moderately large (roughly 55-60 mm SVL at maturity); (2) dorsal and lateral scales with 5-7 keels; (3) 30-32 midbody scale rows; (4) 44-46 scale rows between parietals and base of tail; (5) 22-24 lamellae beneath the 4th toe; (6) parietals in broad contact posteriorly; (7) 6 or 7 upper and lower labials; (8) 8 or 9 lamellae beneath the 1st toe; (8) preanals not or only slightly enlarged; (9) ear moderate, it's diameter about 1/3 that of eye; (10) 2 longitudinal stripes on dorsum between light dorsolateral lines; (11) interparietals small (Brown & Alcala, 1980).

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Source: Amphibians and Reptiles of the Philippines

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