IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)


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Range Description

This species has been recorded from the islands of Bougainville (Papua New Guinea) and Choiseul (Solomon Islands). It is also known from fossil remains on Buka Island, Papua New Guinea. All records are from below 200 m asl on Bougainville, but it has been recorded possibly as high as 400 m on Choiseul (near Olivetti Village at 200-400 m; Pikacha 2008). The area of the two islands is 12,000 km.


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