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Range Description

This species complex is endemic to Papua New Guinea, where it ranges from the Mount Wilhelm area in the west to the Wau area in the east, and also in the Milne Bay region of the south-east.

True P. murinus is found between 2,100 and 3,400 m asl, and occurs from Mount Wilhelm to the Wau area. One of the new species that will be split occurs in the Milne Bay area (the only one in the south-east) at 600 to 1,500 m asl. There is another species to be spilt that occurs sympatrically with P. murinus at 2,400 to 3,400 m, and a species from the single site at Mount Sisa occurring from 800 to 850 m asl.


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