Observed at night near an artificial breeding site at the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center.
Found on the lower branches of a tree
Found after dark at 730 m asl. resting on a Melastomataceae seedling approx. 1.5m from the forest floor.
Gray-Eyed Tree Frog (Cruziohyla calcarifer) from La Selva, Costa Rica.
Puesta de huevos
The splendid leaf frog, Cruziohyla calcarifer, is a tree frog of the Hylidae family native to the Caribbean slopes of southeastern Nicaragua and eastern Honduras southwards through Costa Rica and Panama to Pacific lowlands of Colombia and northwestern Ecuador. It might represent a composite of cryptic species. It is a nocturnal, arboreal frog inhabiting primary humid lowland forest. It comes down only to breed in tree holes and in small fishless pools.