Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
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IUCN (Red List) status: Data Deficient (DD).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
This species is known only from the type locality, Kiandjo, at 1,850-1,950m asl near Mwengwa, in the Itombwe Mountains, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found in montane forest.
The population status of this species is unknown. There are no recent records, presumably due to lack of herpetological fieldwork within its range.
It is presumably at risk from forest loss due to smallholder farming, logging, and infrastructure development.
This species is not known to occur in any protected areas, although a protected area in the Itombwe Mountains has been proposed and should be established.
Alan Channing, John Poynton 2004. Laurentophryne parkeri. In: IUCN 2012