Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Conocephalus nigropleurum (Bruner 1891)
Explanation of Names
NIGROPLEURUM: literally, black-sided - from the Latin "niger" (black) + the Greek "pleura" (a rib, side)
side of abdomen black; pronotum bright green; ovipositor straight and about as long as abdomen; ventral surface of hind femur with one or more spines
states bordering the Great Lakes, plus Ontario and Quebec to the northeast, and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas to the west
Wet, marshy areas, often with cattails.