This species is known only from the type locality of "Tura" (Boulenger 1919) in the Garo Hills in Meghalaya State, in north-east India.
Habitat and Ecology
It is believed to be associated with the undergrowth of moist evergreen forest, where it presumably breeds by direct development (although this has not been confirmed).
It is known only from the type specimen, so there is no information regarding its population status.
The threats to this species are not known.
It is not known whether or not this species occurs in any protected areas.
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.
Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta 2004. Philautus kempiae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58860A11850673. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58860A11850673.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019