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The species is known only from mid-altitude cloud forest from the type locality, near Chel Village, road to Cabá in Chajul, Quiché, Guatemala. The southernmost locality of the closest relative, Oileus rimator, is in the northern mountains of Chiapas, Finca La Trinidad, at Municipio El Bosque (Quintero and Reyes-Castillo 1983), separated from the locality of the new species by approximately 260 km.


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Source: ZooKeys

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