This species is endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia where it occurs up to 1,200 m asl. It is found in Field Laboratory of Forest Resources Conservation and Ecotourism, Unhas Educational Forest in south Sulawesi (Achmad et al. 2013), and Nantu Wildlife Sanctuary (Khairunnissa 2014, Ayuningrum 2015) and Lore Lindu National Park in central Sulawesi (Wanger et al. 2011).
Habitat and Ecology
This species lives in paddy fields and other disturbed habitats, and breeds in paddy fields and slow-moving streams by larval development.
It is an abundant species and the population is believed to be stable.
There are no threats to this species.
This species occurs in Nantu Wildlife Sanctuary and Lore Lindu National Park. There are no conservation measures needed at present for this widespread, abundant and adaptable species.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats and presumed large population.
Records of Occidozyga laevis from Sulawesi apply to this species (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Occidozyga celebensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T58408A114922749. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T58408A114922749.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018