This species is restricted to four areas of north-eastern India: Mouling National Park, and northern West Siang District, both in Arunachal Pradesh; Darjeeling and Kalimpong in West Bengal; and the Garo Hills and Tura Hills in Meghalaya. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites. It is found at altitudes between 1,100 and 2,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is associated with riparian vegetation in tropical moist forest. Breeding takes place in forest streams.
There is no information available on population trends or abundance.
The threats to this species are not known.
It has been reported from Mouling National Park and Dihang-Dibang Biosphere Reserve, in Arunachal Pradesh.
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.
Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler 2004. Megophrys robusta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57652A11670146. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57652A11670146.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018