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Range DescriptionThis species is found throughout most of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, the lowlands of Nepal through Myanmar, southern China (recorded from Yunnan, Sichuan, Fujian and Guangdong) (Smith and Xie 2008), Taiwan, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Viet Nam; also on Cat Ba Island, off the coast of northern Viet Nam. Introduced into Kedah and Perlis regions of Malay Peninsula as well as Java (Musser and Carleton 2005). Its spotty distribution may reflect other geographic introductions (Taiwan for example) (Musser and Carleton 2005). Sea level to about 1,500 m asl.