This species is known only from Dorle Village in Ratnagiri District, in the state of Maharashtra in the Western Ghats of India.
Habitat and Ecology
This is presumably a subterranean species. It is assumed to be oviparous with terrestrial eggs that develop directly, and to not be dependent on water for breeding.
There is no information on its population status; it is known only from the holotype, collected in 1967.
There is no information on threats to this species.
It is not known from any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
David Gower, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Gegeneophis seshachari. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59554A11962858. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59554A11962858.en .Downloaded on 12 December 2018