This species is known from the states of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh in north-eastern India, where it has been recorded between 1,100 and 1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This is an arboreal species associated with tropical forest, shrubland and grasslands. Breeding takes place in small, temporary water pools.
Its population size is believed to be small.
The main threat to this species is deforestation, by both subsistence and commercial means.
It has been recorded from Dihang-Dibang Biosphere Reserve and Mouling National Park in Arunachal Pradesh. Recent field studies have been undertaken by Borah and Dutta (2001) and Bardoloi (2001). Its taxonomic status requires further investigation.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Sushil Dutta, Saibal Sengupta, Sabitry Bordoloi 2004. Kurixalus naso. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58959A11862496. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58959A11862496.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018