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Genus Belocephalus - Short-winged Coneheads

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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)
Genus Belocephalus (Short-winged Coneheads)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Moved from subfamily Copiphorinae at BugGuide on 1 February 2008. Placement in subfamily Conocephalinae of family Tettigoniidae follows the classification used in the Orthoptera Species File here; see Taxonomy Proposals forum topic on "Orthoptera" here.
Numbers lists 7 species in this genus.
Singing Insects of North America lists 6 species in this genus.
Southeastern U.S.
Usually associated with small palms, including saw and cabbage palmettos.
Has been observed eating palm fronds.
Internet References
classification plus literature citations and included taxa (Orthoptera Species File)