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Tribe Copiphorini - Coneheads

Nasty Katydid Nymph: The Mandibles!! - Belocephalus sabalis - female Conehead? - Pyrgocorypha uncinata - female Katydid Large - Neoconocephalus triops - female Neoconocephalus sp.? - Neoconocephalus - male wrapped in a basil leaf - Pyrgocorypha uncinata All spun up - Neoconocephalus retusus Neoconocephalus - Neoconocephalus retusus - male Belocephalus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Tettigoniidea (Katydids, Camel Crickets, and relatives)
Family Tettigoniidae (Katydids)
Subfamily Conocephalinae (Coneheads and Meadow Katydids)
Tribe Copiphorini (Coneheads)
Numbers
23 species in 4 genera north of Mexico (1)
Identification
Distinguished from the Meadow Katydids by more conical cone-like fastigium between front of eyes, larger size, more robust form.

Often considered as a distinct subfamily.

Overview of Genera:

Pyrgocorypha - 1 species, southeastern U.S.

Bucrates - 2 species, eastern U.S. coast and Arizona

Belocephalus - 5 species, FL and adjoining states

Neoconocephalus - 14 species, mainly eastern U.S.
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