This species is known from two widely separated areas in Sarawak, Borneo (Malaysia), where it has been collected at 200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
The only known specimens were found in heath forest. It is closely associated with Nepenthes plants. and eggs are deposited in their pitchers. Breeding is by direct development.
The current population status of this species is unknown.
Loss of habitat due to the deforestation and fragmentation of peat swamps is the major threat to this species.
It has been recorded from Gunung Mulu National Park, but there is a need for more effective protection of peat swamp forest habitats in Sarawak.
Red List Status
Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni 2004. Philautus kerangae. In: IUCN 2014