The keeled slug-aeater is a species of snake that belongs to the pareidae family.
The body of this snake is slender with a short and round head, with large eyes. The upper body is brown, olive-brown, or reddish brown, with small patches and faint blackish tones along the length of the body. On the back of the eye is a black stripe. There is a pattern in the shape of the letter “X” and black color on the neck back neck. The lower part of the body is brown or yellowish.