Nematistius pectoralis was reported from 13 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 12 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eastern Pacific: San Clemente in southern California, USA to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands; rare north of Baja California, Mexico.
How to read the map
Comments & Corrections


Table 1: Present in 12 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Colombia COL native 2850
North America Costa Rica CRI native 2850
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
North America El Salvador SLV native 2850
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 2850
North America Guatemala GTM native 2850
North America Honduras HND native 2850
North America Mexico MEX native 2850
North America Nicaragua NIC native 2850
North America Panama PAN native 2850
South America Peru PER native 5530
North America USA USA native 2850

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN questionable 57879

Table 4: Reported from 13 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN questionable 57879
South America Colombia COL native 2850
North America Costa Rica CRI native 2850
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
North America El Salvador SLV native 2850
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 2850
North America Guatemala GTM native 2850
North America Honduras HND native 2850
North America Mexico MEX native 2850
North America Nicaragua NIC native 2850
North America Panama PAN native 2850
South America Peru PER native 5530
North America USA USA native 2850
Back to Search
Back to Top

The map in this page was supported by BioFresh that has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

cfm script by eagbayani, 10.05.99 ,  php script by rolavides, 04/02/08 ,  last modified by sortiz, 06.27.17