This species is known only from the type specimen collected in Bhutan. As the type locality for this species is only given as 'Bhutan', it has not been possible to produce an accurate distribution map for it.
Habitat and Ecology
Although nothing is currently known about the habitat of this species it is presumed to be associated with and to breed in streams, like other species of the genus.
There is no information available on the population status or abundance of this species.
The threats to this species are not known.
It is not known whether or not this species occurs in protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Annemarie Ohler, Jigme Palden 2004. Scutiger bhutanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57606A11661295. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57606A11661295.en .Downloaded on 13 November 2018