This endemic species is very rare. It mostly inhabits the crevices of boulders resting in montane forests, inland wetlands, and rocky regions of three Cherapunjee areas in the East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India (between 1.084m and 1,192m asl) (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group)
According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population size, as well as trend, is currently unknown. Its Extent of Occurrence is estimated at 323 sq km. The threat to its persistence occurs from habitat disturbance due to rock blasting, agriculture, and other human encroachments like logging.
Cite this page along with its URL as: Bhavanarayeni, R. 2023. Bufoides meghalayanus (Yazdani and Chanda, 1971) – Mawblang Toad. Gosavi, N., A. Bayani, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.indianamphibians.org/sp/87/Bufoides-meghalayanus
Biodiversity Atlas - India is a species-based bioinformatics platform that is voluntarily supported by numerous organisations such as the National Centre for Biological Sciences,
Indian Foundation for Butterflies, Diversity India, and Titli Trust. The platform is designed for aggregating, displaying and analysing biodiversity data from tropical developing countries and other biodiversity hotspots such as India. It is a distributed platform of stand-alone, taxon-specific, natural history websites that give ownership and recognition to contributing naturalists. It is used extensively for research as well as educational and outreach activities by professional and citizen scientists. The 'BioAtlasIndia' website family currently has the following members: