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Photo#4299
Swift Conehead - Neoconocephalus velox - female

Swift Conehead - Neoconocephalus velox - Female
Snowhill Road north of Cabin Branch Creek, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
June 13, 2004
Size: 62 mm
Brown phase--this genus has green and brown color phases. Came to light, chilled, posed, and released. This is a brown morph of length approx. 62 mm, including wings. This is a female. On another photograph, not uploaded, I can just see the ovipositor poking up under the wings from the tip of the abdomen.

This is Neoconocephalus velox, which has the correct configuration of cone, the correct size, and the correct seasonality--active in early summer. See SINA page. Also cf. N. robustus. (Thanks for confirmation--see comments.)

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Moved from Common Coneheads.

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