This species is widespread across mainland New Guinea from the Huon Peninsula in Papua New Guinea in the east to Ambon in Indonesia in the west. It is also found on the Indonesia islands Misool and Seram. It is a lowland species, occurring below 700m.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in tropical forest, including degraded forest, calling from trees adjacent to forest swamps. It is less common outside forest. It breeds in temporary and permanent pools and swamps.
It is an abundant species.
Its habitat is extensive and the species is not threatened at the present time.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Stephen Richards, Rainer Günther 2004. Litoria amboinensis. In: IUCN 2014