This species' geographic range is unknown. The only known specimen was collected in the Digul River area, Merauke Regency, Papua, Indonesia. The precise (and indeed even the general) locality has not been determined.
Habitat and Ecology
This species' habitat is presumably rainforest. Like other members of its genus, it presumably breeds by direct development.
The population status of this species is unknown. The one known specimen still exists.
The major threats to this species are unknown.
Its distribution, habitat requirements and abundance need to be properly documented.
Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel 2004. Choerophryne variegata. In: IUCN 2014