This species is known from most of mainland Thailand and Cambodia, and from northern Lao People's Democratic Republic (Taylor, 1962; Stuart, 1999; Ohler, et. al, 2002). It has been recorded at altitudes ranging from 200 (Inger and Colwell, 1977) to 800m asl, although Taylor (1962) recorded the species at 2,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits small streams in evergreen or dense deciduous forest. It breeds in streams by larval development.
It is generally a relatively common species in appropriate habitat.
The main threats involve forest degradation processes, which open up the canopy and interfere with the hydrological cycle, for example agricultural encroachment, logging and fires.
It is known or suspected to inhabit most protected areas, in mainland Thailand and adjacent Lao People's Democratic Republic and Cambodia, which contain streams in evergreen or mixed deciduous forest in hill or mountain areas.
Peter Paul van Dijk, Steven Swan, Tanya Chan-ard 2004. Limnonectes gyldenstolpei. In: IUCN 2013