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Species within the genus Strongylopus are generally restricted to southern and eastern Africa, with countries of occurrence including South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Kenya. Elevations of occurrence are limited from sea level to 3250 metres. Three of the species are endemic to high altitude niches in Tanzania, and two of the species are endemic to South Africa. Most of the taxa within the genus are restricted to very narrow geographic ranges.