The yellow-throated marten has an Asian and Sundaic distribution, and countries where this species is found include China, India, Indonesia (Islands of Sumatra, Java, and Borneo), DPR Korea, Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Viet Nam (Wozencraft 2005; Le Xuan Canh et al. 1997; Roberton et al. in prep), Lao PDR (Duckworth 1997), Thailand (Grassman et al. 2005), Myanmar (Than Zaw et al. in press), Malaysia (Azlan 2003), Cambodia (J. L. Walston pers. comm.), and possibly Singapore (Meiri 2005). The species elevational range extends from sea-level to 3,000 m (Lekagul and McNeely 1977, Duckworth 1995, Than Zaw et al. in press).