Conocephalus

Conocephalus is a genus of bush-crickets, known as coneheads (a term also sometimes applied to members of the related genus Ruspolia). It was described by Carl Peter Thunberg in 1815.

Conocephalus
Conocephalus dorsalis burri.JPG
Adult female short-winged conehead (Conocephalus dorsalis burri)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera
Family: Tettigoniidae
Subfamily: Conocephalinae
Tribe: Conocephalini
Genus: Conocephalus
Thunberg, 1815
Species

See text

Subgenera and speciesEdit

The Orthoptera Species File lists more than 150 species, grouped into subgenera:[1]

Conocephalus (Amurocephalus)Edit

- subgenus: Storozhenko, 2004 (China)

Conocephalus (Anisoptera)Edit

- subgenus: Latreille, 1829 (Worldwide) - synonym Xiphidium Burmeister, 1838

Previously placed in subgenus Conocephalus (Xiphidion):

Conocephalus (Aphauropus)Edit

- subgenus: Rehn & Hebard, 1915 (central America)

Conocephalus (Chloroxiphidion)Edit

- subgenus: Hebard, 1922 (Africa, Australasia: probably incomplete)

Conocephalus (Conocephalus)Edit

- subgenus: Thunberg, 1815 (Worldwide)

Conocephalus (Dicellurina)Edit

- subgenus: Rehn & Hebard, 1938 (eastern USA)

Conocephalus (Megalotheca)Edit

- subgenus: Karny, 1907 (southern Africa, Madagascar)

Conocephalus (Opeastylus)Edit

- subgenus: Rehn & Hebard, 1915 (southern America)

Conocephalus (Perissacanthus)Edit

- subgenus: Rehn & Hebard, 1915 (Paraguay)

subgenus not assignedEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit