This species is known only from Mount Lompobatang in south-west Sulawesi, Indonesia. It lives above 1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in and around streams in montane forest, and it is not known whether or not it can live in disturbed forest. Breeding takes place in streams.
It is a common species within its restricted range.
It is threatened by forest loss caused by the expansion of smallholder farming.
It occurs in Gunung Lompobatang Natural Reserve.
This species is part of the Limnonectes modestus complex (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).
Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Limnonectes microtympanum. In: IUCN 2013