It can be identified by checking combination of single prefrontal and coral red belly in life.
Maximum length- 52.5cm.
Body cylindrical with shiny and subequal smooth scales. Dorsal color dark brown or reddish-brown with or without dark or faint longitudinal stripes.
Belly color coral red which is more prominently on posterior half.
Head depressed on snout; not broader than neck. Upper lip brown or lighter than rest of head. Eyes with rounded pupil. Young individuals bear a yellow collar in faint form.
Short length tail ends with conical tip.