Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Conocephalus nemoralis - Woodland Meadow Katydid

Cricket - Conocephalus nemoralis - female Conocephalus nemoralis? - Conocephalus nemoralis - female Cricket? - Conocephalus nemoralis - female Woodland Meadow Katydid? - Conocephalus nemoralis - male Woodland Meadow Katydid? - Conocephalus nemoralis - female katydid - Conocephalus nemoralis - female Katydid - Conocephalus nemoralis - male October songster - Conocephalus nemoralis - male
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 Conocephalini (Meadow Katydids)
Genus Conocephalus (Lesser Meadow Katydids)
Species nemoralis (Woodland Meadow Katydid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Conocephalus (Conocephalus) nemoralis (Scudder, 1875)
Identification
Robust in form, female with thick curved ovipositor for genus. Dark color - sides usually black. Male with veins in tegmina heavy and usually pale in color.

Song is a series of brief, quiet buzzes or trills, often given at uneven intervals and sometimes preceded by a burst of rapid clicks
Range
Range map (SINA)
Habitat
Undergrowth on borders of woods and open woodlands
Remarks
This species is somewhat intermediate in character between the genera Conocephalus and Orchelimum.