This species' geographic range is unknown. The type locality is unspecified, but is presumably in tropical Asia.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is presumed to occur in tropical moist forest, where the adults are likely to be subterranean. 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 a single larva.
There is no information on threats to this species.
It is not known from any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as complete absence of information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
The taxonomy of this species is particularly poorly understood, and this species is of doubtful validity (Wilkinson pers. comm.).
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni, Mark Wilkinson, David Gower, Alex Kupfer 2004. Ichthyophis humphreyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59619A11969656. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59619A11969656.en .Downloaded on 20 January 2019