This species is widely distributed in West Africa, Central Africa and western parts of East Africa. It occurs from Liberia eastward through Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana (Grubb et al. 1998), and Togo to southern Nigeria, then south through Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon to northern Angola (Crawford-Cabral 1998); also found on Bioko. It is also found in most of the eastern Congo Basin in southern Central African Republic, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as forest patches in western Uganda (Delany 1975). The full geographic limits are unresolved.