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Range Description

In the Eastern Tropical Pacific region, this species is present on continental and oceanic Islands, from Costa Rica to Panamá, Colombia and Ecuador (Glynn et al. 2001).

In Costa Rica, it is found in Caño Island (Glynn et al. 2001, Guzman and Cortes 2001) and Cocos Island (Guzmán and Cortés 2006).

In Panamá, it is found in Montuosa Island, Ladrones Island, Secas Island, Silva de Afuera Island, Uva Island (Contreras Island), Santa Cruz Island, Coiba Island, Jicarita Island, Restinge Island in the Gulf of Chiriquí, and Iguana Island, Saboga Island (Pearl Island) in the Gulf of Panamá (Glynn et al. 2001, Maté 2003, Maté 2003b).

In Colombia it is found in Malpelo Island, Gorgona Island, and Utria (unconfirmed specimen) (Zapata and Vargas-Ángel 2003, Glynn et al. 2001).

In Ecuador it is found in La Plata Island and throughout the Galapagos Archipelago (except for Fernandina and the west side of Isabela) (Glynn et al. 2001, Hickman et al. 2005).


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