Distribution: Tropical Eastern Pacific realm. Tropical East Pacific province. Mexican Tropical Pacific ecoregion. Chiapas-Nicaragua ecoregion. Nicoya ecoregion. Panama Bight ecoregion. Guayaquil ecoregion. Bahia de Los Angeles, Baja California, Mexico; Guatemala to Panama (López, Montoya & López, 1988). The Mexican record corrected to Playa de Los Angeles, Tenacatita Bay, Jalisco, Mexico, by Skoglund (1989). Furthermore, the species reaches further south to Ecuador.