Orthoptera of North Carolina
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Conocephalus nigropleuroides Fox, 1912 - Tidewater Meadow Katydid

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Family: Tettigoniidae Subfamily: Conocephalinae Tribe: Conocephalini
Comments: One of nineteen species in this large worldwide genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (SINA, 2018; Cigliano et al., 2018); ten have been recorded in North Carolina
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, Google ImagesSINA 236a.htm                                                                                  
Distribution in North Carolina
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Adult Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Salt marshes; associated with Spartina patens and other species (Rehn and Hebard, 1915)
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See also Habitat Account for Salt and Brackish Marshes
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] [SH]
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