Hook-faced Conehead Pyrgocorypha uncinata (Harris, 1841)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Orthoptera   >   Family Tettigoniidae   >   Genus Pyrgocorypha   

Description:

Wings extend beyond abdomen; cone has prominent gap separating cone from face, and ends in sharp down-turned point; brown females and green females occur in approximately equal numbers; males are always brown. (BugGuide)

Where to find:

Males sing from trees, woodlands. Juveniles probably in grassy areas. Song is a high-pitched ringing hiss modulated momentarily 4-5 times per second. (BugGuide)

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Hook-faced Conehead in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/29/2020).Determined by Brandon Woo. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Hook-faced Conehead in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/29/2020). Determined by Brandon Woo. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A male Hook-faced Conehead in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/3/2019). Determined by Brandon Woo/BugGuide. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A male Hook-faced Conehead in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/3/2019). Determined by Brandon Woo/BugGuide. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A male Hook-faced Conehead in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/3/2019). Determined by Brandon Woo/BugGuide. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)


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