This species has been collected from Bukit Kaba, Bengkulu, in Sumatra, Indonesia, at 1,440m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
The type series was found along a stream trickling through tall upper montane forest. Adults were found calling from vegetation 1.3-2.0m above deep pools where the stream flowed down a steep basaltic slope, Foam nests were found floating on the water.
It is known only from the type series, so there is no information regarding its population status.
The specific threats to this species are not known, although it is likely to be impacted by forest loss caused by smallholder farming, small-scale subsistence collection of wood, and increasing human settlement.
It is not known if the 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, threats and ecological requirements.
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Rhacophorus barisani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58978A11864106. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58978A11864106.en