This species is known from Halmahera and Bacan, in the Maluku Islands, Indonesia. It ranges up to 700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It has been found in water-filled pits in a village, where it presumably breeds. There is no other information.
It is believed to be a common species.
No information is available, though there is circumstantial evidence of severe logging on Halmahera.
The extent of occurrence, habitat requirements and current conservation status of this species need to be documented. It is not known from any protected areas.
Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Hylarana moluccana. In: IUCN 2014