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Species Account for Conocephalus discolor

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Conocephalus discolor  (Thunberg, 1815)
Long-winged Conehead
Orthoptera group: Conocephalidae

Conocephalus discolor

 
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Conocephalus discolor
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Taxonomic group: grasshoppers, crickets and allies (Orthoptera group) - County data   
Long-winged Conehead on Orthoptera Recording Scheme website
 
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Species text
Conocephalus discolor is a small brown and green bush cricket which inhabits areas of long grass, reeds or rushes in wet places. Until recent years it was almost always found within a few miles of the sea and confined to the south coastal area, with records from Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex and Kent. However it has been spreading widely and was first recorded in the extreme west of Essex in 1995. It has now colonised 37 10km squares. References

Species text last edited on Tue Nov 16th 2010 by user 169

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 87 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 3 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 42 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 33 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Conocephalus discolor

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Conocephalus discolor

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