Cryptogastra: with the venter or belly covered or concealed.
"The Captain came last night with venter," she whispered hurriedly.
The dorsal color is uniform brown; that of the venter is a dusty cream.
The venter always is white, and the iris is pale bronze with a brown tint immediately anterior and posterior to the pupil.
Plenus venter facile de ieiuniis disputat, S. Jerome, Epist.
The venter is white, and the vocal sac in breeding males is yellow.
Tending toward the development of a tricolor pattern, the back darkest, the sides buffy, and the venter paler.
The dorsal ground color of Smilisca phaeota is pale green to tan; the venter is creamy white.
Color of venter and parapodia grey; elytra at present grey over a fulvous ground.
The dorsal ground-color of Smilisca sordida is gray to pale tan or reddish brown; the venter is white.