This species is endemic to Flores Island in the Lesser Sunda Islands, in Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
It presumably lives in swampy areas and perhaps paddy fields, but data to confirm this are lacking. It is likely to breed in water by larval development.
The population status of this species is unknown. There have been a few recent records.
The major threats are unknown.
Research is needed to determine the conservation needs of this species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its status and ecological requirements.
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Occidozyga floresiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58409A11775154. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58409A11775154.en .Downloaded on 17 January 2019