This species is endemic to Nepal. It is known from Lac-Kutsab-Terna Tal (the type locality) and Royal Chitwan National Park. It has been recorded at elevations between 2,500 and 3,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is associated with high-altitude streams, springs, and other running waterbodies within forest and grassland habitats. There is no information available on larval habitat and ecology.
It is generally considered to be a rare species.
The main threat is loss of habitat due to subsistence wood collecting.
It has been recorded from Royal Chitwan National Park.
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable because its Area of Occupancy is probably less than 2,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat.
Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler 2004. Nanorana rostandi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58437A11781058. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58437A11781058.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019