Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Nepal
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IUCN (Red List) status: Near Threatened (NT).
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 western Nepal, from 2,200-2,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is associated with stream habitats in upland temperate rainforests. There is little information on larval habitats, although it is presumed that larvae also occur in stream habitats.
It has a restricted range and is considered to be rare.
The main threats to this species are the degradation and destruction of its habitat as a result of small-scale agricultural development, and wood extraction.
It has been recorded from Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve and Royal Chitwan National Park.
Annemarie Ohler, Tej Kumar Shrestha, Sushil Dutta 2004. Nanorana ercepeae. In: IUCN 2012