Chilobrachys fimbriatus — Overview

Fimbriated Striated Burrowing Spider learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Chilobrachys fimbriatus is endemic to the Western Ghats of Karnataka and Maharashtra, this species is found in Borivali in the north and Hosahali in the south at an altitudinal range of 200 to 1,200 m. The extent of occurrence encompassing known and inferred distribution is around 35,000 km, while the area of occupancy is considerably less although it has not been estimated. In Maharashtra: Khandala in Pune district (Pocock 1899), Panchgani in Satara district (Gravely 1935), Jaoli in Satara district (Pocock 1900), Borivali National Park in Thane district (Varad Giri pers. comm.), Amboli (V. Gour-Broome, S. Thakur & S. Molur pers. comm.), Matheran in Ulhasnagar district (V. Giri pers. comm.); Karnataka: Hoshali in Shimoga district (Pocock 1900), Castle Rock in Uttar Kannada district (Gravely 1935, Varad Giri pers. comm.).


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