This species is known only from the holotype collected at Napal Licin, Musi Rawas District, south Sumatra, Indonesia. There are further records of Ansonia species in Sumatra that might refer to this species, or to undescribed species. Voucher specimens are needed before the identity of these records can be confirmed.
Habitat and Ecology
It was collected in lowland tropical rainforest that is influenced by regular flooding during the rainy season. The single known specimen was found close to a small stream during the rainy season, and this species is presumed to breed in these streams, adopting a larval development breeding strategy.
This species is known only from the holotype.
The threats to this species are not known.
It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Ansonia glandulosa. In: IUCN 2014