IUCN threat status:

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Continent: Near-East Asia Indian-Ocean
Distribution: SE Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, India (Andaman Island and mainland India), Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Bangladesh, Burma (= Myanmar), Thailand, W Malaysia, Vietnam, e.g. Pulo Condore Island, Cambodia, S China (Yunnan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Honkong, Hainan Island), Maldives  Indonesia (Sumatra), Singapore,   Introduced to Celebes, Maldives, Seychelles, USA (Florida) Mauritius (Reunion, Rodrigues; fide Glaw, pers. comm. and ROGNER 2006) Introduced to Oman (fide VAN DER KOOIJ 2001) and Borneo (DAS et al. 2009).  
Type locality: not given; designated by SMITH 1935 as “Pondicherry”.


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