This species is currently known only from the type locality of Mokokchung (26° 20'N; 94° 30'E), in Nagaland, north-east India, at 1200m asl. It is likely to occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It is believed to occur in stream habitats, in which it presumably breeds, in upland tropical forests.
There is very little information regarding its population status. Recent herpetological surveys in Nagaland have not located a second population.
Threats to this species are unknown.
It is protected by national legislation.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Sabitry Bordoloi, Annemarie Ohler, Sushil Dutta 2004. Nanorana mokokchungensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58433A11780625. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58433A11780625.en .Downloaded on 10 December 2018