This species is known from Htingnan in northern Myanmar, and possibly from the Hkamti Plain. Attempts to create a distribution map for it for this assessment should be considered as approximate.
Habitat and Ecology
This is presumed to be a species that breeds by direct development, although this has not yet been confirmed.
It has not been recorded since it was first described from two specimens collected in the 1930s, and results from recent herpetological surveys of the area are not yet available (Wogan pers. comm.).
Threats to this species are unknown.
Its one known locality is 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.
Peter Paul van Dijk, Guinevere Wogan 2004. Philautus tytthus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58929A11858375. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58929A11858375.en .Downloaded on 20 January 2019