Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Philippines
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IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
This species is widespread on Luzon, Polillo, Palaui and Catanduanes Islands, in the northern Philippines.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found in lower montane and lowland forests, riverine habitats, and natural and artificial lakes and ponds. It also thrives in disturbed habitats.
It is common to abundant in many natural and anthropogenic habitats.
A possible threat might be the pollution of riverine habitats. Harvesting for human subsistence is also a possible threat.
Its range includes many protected areas. Conservation measures are not needed for this adaptable species at present. Research to determine whether or not harvesting is a threat is needed.
Arvin Diesmos, Angel Alcala, Rafe Brown, Leticia Afuang, Genevieve Gee, Katie Hampson, Mae Leonida Diesmos, Aldrin Mallari, Perry Ong, Marisol Pedregosa, Dondi Ubaldo, Baldwin Gutierrez 2004. Limnonectes woodworthi. In: IUCN 2012