This species occurs in scattered localities in eastern Amazonia, from the Guianan region of eastern Venezuela and French Guiana to the Carajas region of Pará State south of the Rio Amazonas, Montanhas de Tumucumaque National Park in Amapa State, and the left (east) bank of the Rio Negro near Manaus in central Amazonia, Amazonas State (Patton et al., 2000); also in Peru (Pacheco et al. 1995). Its elevation range is below 500 m asl. altitude (J. Patton pers. comm.).