This species is known the southern end of the Owen Stanley Mountains, Pini Range, and Cloudy Mountains of southern Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. It has been recorded from sea level up to 1,550m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is found on the forest floor in the leaf-litter of lowland hill forest. Like other species in the genus, it is presumably a direct developer.
It is a common species in suitable habitat.
There are no known threats to this species.
The distribution and population status of this species needs to be documented. It is not known from any protected area.
Stephen Richards, Allen Allison, James Menzies, Fred Kraus 2006. Liophryne dentata. In: IUCN 2014