This species is known only from the region of the type locality, which is "Peddavalasa (17° 47'N; 82° 16'E), ca. 1,000m altitude [asl], Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh State, south-eastern India" (Das and Chanda 1998) in the Eastern Ghats of India.
Habitat and Ecology
It presumably breeds by direct development.
It is known only from museum specimens, and there are currently no known populations of this species.
Threats to this species are unknown.
It is not known from any protected areas. Further field studies in the area of collection are urgently required to learn more about this little-known frog, and determine its range, population status and habitat requirements.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
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