Poecilotheria tigrinawesseli — Overview

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IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)


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Range Description

Endemic to the Eastern Ghats, India, this species is found from Jagdalpur in the north and Visakhapatnam area in the south (exact location not known) at an altitude of less than 500 m. The extent of occurrence encompassing known and inferred distribution is more than 20,000 km, while the area of occupancy is not known. In Andhra Pradesh: Jeypore highway between Anantagiri and Araku, Madugula Kondas range in Paderu, Visakhapatnam (Smith 2006); in Chattisgarh: Jagdalpur (Smith 2006); in Orissa: Jeypore, Rayagada (Smith 2006).


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