This species occurs on the southern slopes (730-1,200m asl) of the mountains of eastern New Guinea (in Papua New Guinea), including the Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area (which encompasses most of its range).
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in small streams in rainforest, and breeds in streams. It can be found on forest edges, but not in significantly degraded habitats.
It is abundant in the Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area.
No threats are known. Local communities protect its habitat to some extent.
Much of its habitat is protected in the Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area. Its distribution needs to be better documented.
Stephen Richards, David Bickford 2004. Litoria exophthalmia. In: IUCN 2014