IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is found on the islands of Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Alzonisi, Kalymnos, Leros, Symi and Megisti (= Kastelorizo) of eastern Greece, through most of Turkey (on the mainland and small rocky islands), eastwards into the Caucasus Mountains of south Russia, eastern Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Records from Iran (Central Province and Zanjhan Province) and Iraq should be verified. Records from Israel, Lebanon and Syria are now considered to refer to Eirenis levantinus. It is not present on Cyprus. It ranges up to 2,500m asl (in Anatolia).


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