Its natural habitats are swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marches, ponds, aquaculture ponds, open excavations, irrigated land, seasonally flooded agricultural land, and canals and ditches. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.
==References==<!-- Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46 (2008) 49–60 -->
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