This species has been recorded in western Ecuador (Guaya and El Oro Provinces) from sea level up to 150m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
The species is found in lowland deciduous, semi deciduous and evergreen Costa forest. A number of individuals have been collected in artificially open areas, breeding in the vicinities of buildings, pastures and agricultural lands. Animals have been recorded from flooded rice fields and grasslands and banana plantations. The species breeds in small ponds during the rainy season. Floating foam nests are constructed.
The species can be abundant during the breeding season.
This is an adaptable species that is unlikely to be significantly threatened.
It has been recorded from a private protected area adjacent to a national protected area (Reserva Ecológica Manglares-Churute).
In the Duovox clade of Ron et al. (2006).
Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2010. Engystomops randi. In: IUCN 2014