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  • snout short, upcurved
    color variable
    D 21-28
    C small, dark
    no A
  • snout short, relatively straight
    D 18-20 (southern form); 18-23 (northern form)
    A: 2-4
    C: small
  • long snout 36-50% head
    D 26-33
    trunk + tail rings 14-16 + 34-39
    mottled green to red brown
    operculum: no ridges
    large C
    A: 2- 4