IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species as presently known is found in South Africa and Swaziland. Coastally from the Eastern Cape, in the vicinity of Van Staden's River, northwards to St Lucia district in KwaZulu-Natal. Ranges inland to the foot of the Drakensberg escarpment, from Maclear/Ugie in the south to Van Reenen in the north, with an apparently isolated subspecies (A. h. meesteri) in the Barberton/Graskop region of Mpumalanga. Previously reported from Lesotho, based on a misidentified specimen (representing Chlorotalpa sclateri); a marginal occurrence in Lesotho in the northern Drakensberg (near Bethlehem) cannot, however, be discounted as species limits and distributions of this taxon and A. septentrionalis await clarification.


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