Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Philippines
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IUCN (Red List) status: Data Deficient (DD).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
This species is known only from Basilan Island in the Philippines. A record from western Mindanao is believed to be a misidentification.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits undisturbed and disturbed streams and rivers in lower montane and lowland forests.
There is no available information on population status.
Possible threats to this species include deforestation through logging, habitat conversion to agriculture, and the pollution of streams and rivers. However, updated information on the status of this species and its habitat on Basilan Island are not available from which to make definitive conclusions.
Further surveys are required to determine the range, population status and habitat requirements of this species before conservation measures can be determined.
Arvin Diesmos, Angel Alcala, Rafe Brown, Leticia Afuang, Cynthia Dolino, Genevieve Gee, Katie Hampson, Mae Leonida Diesmos, Aldrin Mallari, Perry Ong, Liza Paguntalan, Marisol Pedregosa, Dondi Ubaldo, Baldwin Gutierrez 2004. Limnonectes micrixalus. In: IUCN 2012