This species occurs above 900m asl on Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits primary submontane and montane forests, and is not found outside forests. Adults are often found on shrubs. It breeds by direct development, laying eggs in tree holes.
It is a common species.
It is affected by forest loss locally but remains common through most of its range.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
The population on Sumatra probably belongs to an undescribed species (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Philautus aurifasciatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58820A11845397. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58820A11845397.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018