The Murud Black Slender Toad is known from undisturbed montane mossy forest on leaves of plants a few metres away from a small stream (Hertwig et al. 2014). Listed as Critically Endangered, as a precautionary approach, because even though they may occur slightly more widely, their current estimated extent of occurrence (EOO) is 10 km2.
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Pulong Tau National Park has only recently been gazetted and there is no infrastructure in place to provide habitat protection for the species at present.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2020. Ansonia vidua (amended version of 2018 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T78901981A176033895. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T78901981A176033895.en. Downloaded on 24 January 2021.
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