IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Endemic to the Western Ghats of Karnataka and Maharashtra, this species is found in Amboli in the north and Madikeri in the south at an altitudinal range of 200 to 1,000 m. The extent of occurrence encompassing known and inferred distribution is around 25,000 km, while the area of occupancy has not been estimated. In Karnataka: Karwar in Uttara Kannada district (Pocock 1899, 1900), Agumbe in Chickamagalur district (B. Arthur and C. Shankar pers. comm.), Madikeri, Somwarpet, Virajpet and Bhagamandala in Coorg district (S. Molur pers. comm.); in Maharashtra: Amboli (1557'37"N, 7359'58"E) in Kolhapur district (V. Giri pers. comm.).


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