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Broad-tipped conehead katydid

Neoconocephalus triops


No other conehead has a cone that is wider than long. Forewings extending more than 11 mm beyond hind femora; ovipositor about as long as hind femur. Length 43-60 mm for males, 51-67 for females.


Calling males are ubiquitous vertically (ground level to tree tops) as well as horizontally. Both sexes are strong fliers and come to lights. Juveniles and feeding adults occur in grassy areas; overwintering adults occur in thickets and woods.

1 Species ID Suggestions

BugEric 8 years ago
Broadtipped Conehead Katydid (male)
Neoconocephalus triops broad-tipped conehead (Neoconocephalus triops)

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1 Comment

KristieMoore 8 years ago

Thanks Eric! You rock!

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Spotted on Nov 18, 2013
Submitted on Nov 18, 2013

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