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Species Conocephalus cinereus - Caribbean Meadow Katydid

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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 cinereus (Caribbean Meadow Katydid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Conocephalus cinereus (Thunburg 1815)
Range
Southern half of Florida; also on most Caribbean islands, Central America, and northern South America.
Habitat
Favors open, moist grassy places; often common in disturbed habitats such as roadside ditches.
Season
Apparently year-round in FL, though more abundant in summer.
Food
Omnivorous