Inhabit slow, small water sources like streams and seepage pools. Stay under natural debris like leaves and on moist surfaces like wet rocks and moist forest floors.
Dorsum ranges from brown to brown black in color with a curved dark brown stripe. Venter is usually blackish gray. Displays a cylindrical tail and 14 costal grooves. Females usually lay cream-colored eggs in monolayers under debris or in rock crevices; clutches typically include 13 to 30 eggs. Larvae display a dark color and light spots which can be orange or brown colored.
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