Short, cylindrical and somewhat robust body covered with subequal and smooth scales. Color iridescent brown of dark to light range with fine stripes or dotted lines of yellowish-white color.
Belly gray or yellowish and patches with black or brownish-black entirely. Breadth of belly almost equal to breadth of ventral scales. Subcaudal scales paired in zig-zag manner.
Head short with obtusely pointed snout and scarcely broader than neck. Color entirely glossy dark brown or darker than dorsal ground color. A yellow collar may present in faint form. Some indistinct yellowish-white patches also present on the top shields. Upper lip black and patches with yellowish or brown spots. Small eyes have rounded or oval pupil but overall appears entirely black.
Short and thick tail ends with a thick tip. Color similar to dorsal body and have stripes in faint form.