IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Males 18-21 mm, females 23 mm. The dorsum is orange-brown with a large dark brown spot between the eyes and another on the fore part of the back. The snout is truncated. There is a white horizontal bar below the eye. The iris is orange brown. During the day individuals may be whitish.

Similar species: Hyla minuta can be easily distinguished by its yellow color and lack of a white horizontal bar below the eye.

For additional information on arboreal oviposition of Dendrosophus brevifrons, click the "view video" button above.

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