This species occurs in central southern New Guinea, and has been recorded from Papua New Guinea only. It is found below 500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in permanent swamps in lowland rainforest and disturbed forest. It is known to persist in degraded habitats and breeds in swamps.
It is very abundant where it occurs.
No threats are known. It does well in disturbed areas.
Its distribution needs to be properly documented. It is not known from any protected areas.
Stephen Richards, Fred Parker 2004. Litoria timida. In: IUCN 2014