Round-tipped Conehead (Neoconocephalus retusus)

Round-tipped Conehead (Neoconocephalus retusus) © Dylan Cebulske (iNaturalist)

The smallest member of the conehead group is the Round-tipped Conehead. It lives in dry to fairly wet grassy or weedy open areas such as roadsides, old fields, and edges of marshes, where it can be heard singing in the late afternoon and into the night.

Conservation Status

Global: GNR


The season for the Round-tipped Conehead is August – October.  In some areas is the last conehead (Neoconocephalus) to begin calling each summer.

More Information

Vermont Distribution

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