This species is known only from Adung Valley in extreme northern Myanmar, at 3,650m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits mountain streams, in which it presumably breeds.
It is known only from two specimens collected in 1931 by a professional plant collector. There have been recent sightings of it but no collections have been possible (Wogan pers. comm.).
There is no information available regarding threat to this species.
The recent sightings of this species are from within Hkakabo Razi National Park.
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.
Records of Scutiger sikkimensis from northern Myanmar refer to this species.
Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan 2004. Scutiger adungensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57605A11661068. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57605A11661068.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018