IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)


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Range Description

Haploclastus kayi is endemic to the Western Ghats of India, this species is found in Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS) in the north and Tenmala in the south at an altitude of 200 to 700 m. The extent of occurrence encompassing known and inferred distribution is less than 5,000 km, while the area of occupancy is less than 2,000 km. In Kerala: Parambikulam WLS in Palakkad district (Gravely 1915, 1935; Manju Siliwal and Sanjay Molur pers. obs.), Tenmala in Thiruvananthapuram district (Binu Arthur and Manju Siliwal pers. obs., Molur and Siliwal 2004); in Tamil Nadu: Indira Gandhi WLS (1026'2.6"N, 7650'13.7"E) in Polachi district (Sanjay Molur and Manju Siliwal pers. obs., Molur and Siliwal 2004).


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