Long Winged Conehead: twixt and between | Nature Notes

This is not a grasshopper as the antennae are too long and it is not a bush-cricket as the body shape is wrong, so just what is it? It is caught in between and is called a 'conehead'. There are two British species of conehead; the long winged and the short winged, this is the long winged conehead (Conocephalus discolor).
Whilst similar in size there are two main distinguishing features between the two. 



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