IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Distribution disjunct and largely restricted to mountain ranges. Known from scattered localities in central and eastern Africa, with a relict population in Cameroon. C. s. stuhlmanni known from Ruwenzori Mountains along border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, southwards to Rutshuru and Rukiga district of Rwanda. C. s. fosteri recorded from Mt. Elgon, Uganda and Cherangani Hills, Kenya. C. s. tropicalis ocurs in the Uluguru mountains and Rungwe district, Tanzania. C. s. balsaci Lamotte & Petter, 1981, reported from only Mt. Oku, Cameroon (Bronner 2013). Specimens at the Berlin Naturkundemuseum demonstrate habitat occupied by C. stuhlmanni south of Lake Victoria (Asher 2010), extending as far south as northern Angola.


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