This species is from the Itombwe and Kabobo Highlands in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The type locality is at 2,350-2,400 m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is believed to live in montane forest, and to breed by direct development.
There is no recent information on the population status of this species. There are no recent records of this species due to lack of herpetological work within its range.
There are major taxonomic problems with the genus Arthroleptis through much of Africa. In many cases, the available names can be referred only to museum specimens, not to animals in the field. This is because the identification of these species frequently depends more on their vocalizations than their morphology.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Arthroleptis hematogaster. In: IUCN 2014