The Rapier katydid, Conocephalus
strictus (Scudder) (Tettigoniidae), was represented by a single mature male that had decayed slightly prior to preservation.
Most of the consumption was due to the grasshopper Conocephalus
spartinae which reaches its peak density in mid-summer (Bertness et al.
Remarks: This subgenus is similar to Conocephalus s.
Remarks on the genus Megalotheca and new species of Conocephalus (Orthoptera Tettigoniidae).
Walker, and Oecanthus quadripunctatus Beutenmuller, the latter comprising 78% of 899 prey records; most of the remaining prey were katydids of two species of the genus Conocephalus
Poinar and Weissman, 2004), Conocephalus
nemoralis (Scudder), C.
, Platycleis, Metrioptera spp.