This species occurs widely through Sumatra and Java, Indonesia, up to 700m asl. It is present on Sipura and Simeulue islands in the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in lowland moist forest, where it is always close to water. It can survive in secondary forest, providing that it is not too seriously degraded. It breeds in puddles, ditches and slow-flowing streams.
It is an uncommon species.
The main threat to this species is the loss of lowland forests.
It occurs in a number of protected areas.
This species is part of the Occidozyga laevis complex (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Occidozyga sumatrana. In: IUCN 2013