This species is known only from one locality on the island of Borneo: Matang, in Sarawak, Malaysia, although it presumably occurs more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It is presumed to occur in tropical moist forest, where the adults are likely to be subterranean, and it is also presumably oviparous with terrestrial eggs and aquatic larvae.
There is no information on the population status of this species, which is known only from the holotype.
There is no information on threats to this species.
A taxonomic review of this species is needed (Wilkinson pers. comm.).
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.
Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni, Mark Wilkinson, David Gower, Alex Kupfer 2004. Ichthyophis biangularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59612A11968412. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59612A11968412.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018