IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is endemic to Japan, where it is widespread. It is found on Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku, as well as many smaller islands. These include Kunashir, Rishiri, and Okushiri off of Hokkaido, Notojima, Sado, the Izu Islands (Oshima, Niijima, Shikine, Kozu and Miyake), Toshijima (Mie Prefecture), the Oki Islands (Dogo, Nishino, Nakano and Chiburi), Oshima (Wakayama Prefecture), Awaji, Shodo and Teshima (Kagawa Prefecture); Miyajima, Kurahashi, Nouke, and Eda (Hiroshima Prefecture); Geiyo Islands (Oshima, Hakata, Omi, Ikuchi, Inno, Mukai, Takane and Osaki-Kamishima); Yashiro, Oshima, and Nagashim (Yamaguchi Prefecture); Iki, Hirato, the Goto Islands (Fukue and Nakadori), Tsushima; Otoko (Nagasaki Prefecture); Amakusa Islands (Kami, Shimo, Oyano); Yaku; Tane; Shimokoshiki; Tokara Islands (Kuchinoerabu, Kuchino, Nakano) (Abe, et al., 2005).


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