Semi-aquatic species that lives along the margins of freshwater streams, rivers, and marshes in temperate forests, hiding amid leaf litter.
Blends well into dead leaf litter with yellow sides fading up to a light brown back. A jagged dark reddish-brown line separates the yellow from the brown coloration along its sides. It has a relatively long tail and long, skinny legs set far apart.
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