This species is endemic to the southwest lowlands of Sri Lanka, where it occurs at elevations of 78-150m asl. There are records from Labugama, Dediyagala and Kanneliya. Its predicted Area of Occupancy is 500km2.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a habitat generalist, living in a wide variety of open, closed and disturbed habitats, including forest, forest edge, bush land, plantations and home gardens. It is very adaptable. It breeds by direct development
It is a relatively common species.
Apart from the possible impacts of agro-chemicals, this species is probably not significantly threatened.
It occurs in the Labugama and Dediyagala Forest Reserves.
Kelum Manamendra-Arachchi, Rohan Pethiyagoda 2004. Pseudophilautus abundus. In: IUCN 2014