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Their common name comes from the black patch that starts at the tip of the snout and continues through the eye and the eardrum, along the frog's face. This black mask will enhance the frog's camouflage by hiding the shape of the eye, which is what many predators will use to detect their prey. They can change their color and you may find frogs with coloration ranging from light tan to olive green. I've never seen this coloration in this species before, so a genetic abnormality could be to blame.
Montane Cloud Forest- 1100 m a.s.l. Found in coffee bushes in our property.