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This species is endemic to Madagascar where it is restricted to areas of dry forest in the northwest of the island (Glaw and Vences 2007). It is known from four localities between Anjiamangirana in the north and Parc National de Namoroka to the south (Raselimanana 2008). It has also been recorded from Bongolava (Randrianantoandro et al. 2010). There is a record from the coast (Antsanitia) and from Ambohibola further inland (C. Raxworthy pers. comm. January 2011). The lizard has been recorded at elevations from 40 to 300 m, and has an estimated extent of occurrence of 31,506 kmÂ².