This species is endemic to Sulawesi, Muna, Buton and Banggai islands in Indonesia. It occurs up to at least 1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in all habitats, including primary rainforest, secondary forest, plantations, cultivated land and towns. It breeds in ponds, paddy fields, and pools within slow-moving streams where the larvae also develop.
It is generally abundant throughout its range.
There are no known threats.
There are no conservation measures needed. It presumably occurs in some protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Ingerophrynus celebensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54606A11171737. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54606A11171737.en