This species has disappeared in suitable habitat, probably due to chytridiomycosis. Logging of the original pine-oak forest at Sierra de Juárez is also a major threat to this species.
The Hazel's forest frog (Platymantis hazelae) is a species of frog in the family Ceratobatrachidae. It is endemic to the Philippines, where it occurs on the mountains of Negros and possibly also Masbate.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.