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There is potential for identification conflicts with O. grande , O. pikitanga, and O. waimatense.
O. judgei can be distinguished from all congeners by a combination of characters (Patterson & Bell 2009). The coloration is similar only to O. grande, O. waimatense and O. acrinasum. O. judgei has fine green or yellow dorsal speckles against a black dorsal base colour, a black dorso-lateral band with green or yellow lateral speckles, and a white ventral surface speckled occasionally with black. In O. waimatense dark blotches on the dorsal surface are made up of smaller spots forming transverse bands which is not evident in O. judgei. The maximum SVL of O. judgei is significantly less than for O. grande, O. waimatense and O. otagense. The ear opening is approximately 32% wider than in O. grande (SVL/ear diameter = 44 in O. grande [n=4], O. judgei holotype = 58), and separated from primary temporal by 6 scale rows in O. judgei vs 4 scale rows in O. grande . The nearest genetically-related species are each further separated by distinct counts of mid-body scale rows (O. judgei 44–50 vs O. pikitanga 38; O. infrapunctatum 29–37; O. taumakae 32–34; O. acrinasum 37–38), ventral scale rows (O. judgei 90–97 vs O. pikitanga 78–88), subdigital lamellae (O. judgei 24–25 vs O. pikitanga 20–23; O. acrinasum 16–19) and the relative size of the dorsal scales (O. judgei smaller than ventrals vs larger in O. infrapunctatum) (Patterson & Bell 2009).
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Oligosoma sp. 'Barrier'.
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