July 24, 2011 3:49 pm
I moved to FL not too long ago and saw this green bug. Nobody I’ve talked to knows what it is. Do you?
This Katydid is commonly called a Conehead. We believe it is an immature nymph as it does not have wings. We will contact Katydid expert Piotr Naskrecki to see if he can provide a species identification.
Piotr Naskrecki provides an ID
This is a male of Belocephalus, possibly B. davisi, but impossible to say for sure without examining its genitalia and the stridulatory apparatus (there are 13 very similar species in the genus).