This species is known only from Bala, in the Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary, Narathiwat Province, southernmost Thailand, near the Malaysian border (Matsui, 2006). It is expected to occur more widely, including in neighbouring Malaysia. Its elevational range is not known.
Habitat and Ecology
The only known specimen was found among rock about 10m from a large stream in rainforest (Matsui, 2006). It presumably breeds in streams by larval development. It is not known whether or not it can tolerate anthropogenic disturbance of its habitat.
There is no information on its abundance. It is known only from the holotype (Matsui, 2006).
No information is available on threats to this species. The only known locality is in a protected area.
It occurs in the Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary (Matsui, 2006). Surveys are needed to determine its geographic distribution, abundance, ecological requirements, threats and conservation needs.
Simon Stuart 2008. Leptolalax solus. In: IUCN 2014