This species is known only from three specimens from West Java, Indonesia. The type locality is Gunung Pangrango, from where there have been no recent records. It was rediscovered in Gunung Halimun National Park in 1998. It lives above 1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in pristine montane forest, and has not been found outside forest. It presumably breeds by direct development and is not dependent upon water.
It is very rare, and only three specimens are known.
Its habitat is threatened by subsistence wood collection.
It occurs in Gunung Haliman National Park and Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park.
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it is known from fewer than ten locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in West Java.
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