This species is known from a limited area of the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, above 1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Specimens were collected from vegetation 2-3m above the ground around fishpools. It seems that this species is able to breed anywhere where there are ponds, and it has been found in forest as well as in inhabited areas such as rural gardens.
It is a common species.
There are no known threats to it at present.
It is not currently known from any protected areas.
This species has been separated from Litoria gracilenta (Menzies and Tyler 2004).
James Menzies 2006. Litoria kumae. In: IUCN 2014