This species is known only from "Moaif", the type locality, in the northern lowlands of Papua, Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
It is presumed to live in forest and to breed in water.
It is known only from the type locality, and there have been no recent records, so its population status is unknown.
The threats to this species are not known.
Attempts are needed to rediscover this species and to document its distribution and population status. It is not known from any protected areas.
Stephen Richards, Hellen Kurniati 2004. Litoria mystax. In: IUCN 2014