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This species is endemic to Madagascar where it is found in a few localities in the southwest of the island (Glaw and Vences 2007). Reported sites for this species include Itampolo, Tranomaro, Behara, Ifotaka, and Beheloka, between 15 and 225 m elevation (Raselimanana et al. 2005), and at Mikea between 50 to 70 m (Raselimanana 2008), as well as at Ankatrakatra Forest near Tampolo West (H. Rakotondravony pers. comm January 2011). The lizard's extent of occurrence is estimated to be 7,345 km².