This species is known only from Bandar Bharu in north Sumatra, Indonesia. It is presumably a lowland species.
Habitat and Ecology
There is no information on the habitat and ecological preferences of this species, which presumably breeds in water by larval development.
It is known only from the holotype, which is now lost, so its population status is not known.
The threats to this species are unknown.
Its taxonomic status needs to be resolved.
The holotype of this species has been lost. From the description, it appears that it might be a synonym of Hylarana luctuosa (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Hylarana debussyi. In: IUCN 2014