This species is endemic to Nepal. It is known from Lac-Kutsab-Terna Tal (the type locality) and Royal Chitwan National Park. It has been recorded at elevations between 2,500 and 3,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is associated with high-altitude streams, springs, and other running waterbodies within forest and grassland habitats. There is no information available on larval habitat and ecology.
It is generally considered to be a rare species.
The main threat is loss of habitat due to subsistence wood collecting.
It has been recorded from Royal Chitwan National Park.
Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler 2004. Nanorana rostandi. In: IUCN 2014