This species occurs in central and eastern Nepal, and in southern and southeastern Bangladesh. It occurs at elevations below 500 m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is associated with paddy fields. Reproduction takes place in both ponds and paddy fields.
It is considered to be common.
The main threat to this species is the pollution of waterbodies with agrochemicals.
The species is known to occur in Royal Chitwan National Park.
Tej Kumar Shrestha & Annemarie Ohler 2004. Zakerana pierrei. In: IUCN 2014