America, South America, and the West Indies. Its distribution includes
the following countries: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador,
Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Barbados, Trinidad and
Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador,
Peru, Bolivia, and Dominican Republic (fossil). Anaides species
are primarily found in low- and mid-elevation tropical forests between
20° N and 20° S latitudes, and they have been collected from
near sea level to 4,000 m altitude.