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Range DescriptionLoddigesia mirabilis is uncommon and restricted to the eastern slopes of the rÃo Utcubamba valley (an affluent on the right bank of the rÃo MaraÃ±Ã³n) in the Cordillera del ColÃ¡n, Amazonas, and one locality further east in San MartÃn, north Peru (M. Pearman in litt. 1995). On the slopes above the rÃo Utcubamba, it is known from three areas (north and south-east of Leimebamba, the Chachapoyas area and Florida, on the shore of Lago Pomacochas), but the only recent records are from Florida (Clements and Shany 2001). However, a male recorded near JesÃºs del Monte, San MartÃn, in 1987 (M. Pearman in litt. 1995) indicates that there is much to learn about the species's distribution, and there are recent reports of the species from near Tingo, Utcubamba and it is also rumoured to occur immediately adjacent to Leimebamba (H. Lloyd in litt. 2007). In the 1960s, it was reported to have occurred at c.15 localities west of the rÃo Utcubamba in Luya province, but there is no supporting evidence. It appears to occur at low densities and numbers seem to have dwindled around Florida.