Abdomen, overall color | Found on turf | Genitalia, cerci shape | Genitalia, female cerci apex | Genitalia, female hypogynial valve shape/length | Genitalia, male 8th sternite posterior border | Genitalia, male 9th sternite shape | Genitalia, male 9th tergite posterior border | Genitalia, male inner gonostylus shape | Genitalia, male outer gonostylus shape | Genitalia, male outer gonostylus size | Head, antennae, coloration of 3rd segment | Head, antennal segment number | Head, eye width ventrally | Head, knob extending from the top end of the snout | Head, vertex tubercle | Include in identification search | Legs with banding | Legs, overall color | Season of adult activity | Thorax, overall pleura color | Thorax, squama with setae | Thorax, thoracic notum color/pattern | Thorax, thoracic notum shiny | Wing length | Wing length compared to abdomen length of female | Wing, dark brown costal seam pattern | Wings, cell CuA2 with invagination at division | Wings, cell M1 with petiole | Wings, patterning other than costal seam

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1. Head, antennal segment number    [Explain]

1813    214    116   




2. Head, antennae, coloration of 3rd segment    [Explain]

8Dark    10Yellow    8Yellow and Brown   

3. Head, knob extending from the top end of the snout    [Explain]

4Absent    17Present   



4. Head, eye width ventrally    [Explain]

6Narrower than 1.5X width of flagellomere 1    17Wider than 1.5X width of flagellomere 1   



5. Head, vertex tubercle    [Explain]

2Absent    20Low to high   



6. Thorax, squama with setae    [Explain]

11Absent    10Setae present   



7. Thorax, thoracic notum color/pattern    [Explain]

63 orange stripes, 2 yellow stripes    93 dark brown stripes with two lighter brown stripes    14 dark brown stripes    4Dark overall, stripes indistinct    5Gray with dark brown stripes    3Yellow brown overall, stripes indistinct   







8. Thorax, overall pleura color    [Explain]

10Gray    9Yellowish gray    6Yellowish orange   




9. Thorax, thoracic notum shiny    [Explain]

17Dull    4shiny- glossy smooth appearance   



10. Wings, cell M1 with petiole    [Explain]

6Absent    17Present   



11. Wings, cell CuA2 with invagination at division    [Explain]

3Absent    18Present   



12. Wings, patterning other than costal seam

3Brown and pale pattern, with pale spots in cell M and A1    14No other patterning    4White stripe along cord   




13. Wing length    [Explain]

18Greater than 9mm or 3/8in but less than 20mm or 13/16in    3Less than 9mm, or 3/8in    5over 20mm, or 13/16in   

14. Wing length compared to abdomen length of female    [Explain]

17As long as or longer than abdomen    5Shorter than abdomen   



15. Wing, dark brown costal seam pattern    [Explain]

10Absent, color scarely different from rest of wing    10Costal and subcostal cells brown to stigma    1Costal cells yellowish brown, darker than ground    1Costal cells yellowish, slightly darker than ground    6darker coloration includes RS cell   

16. Legs, overall color

2Brown    3Yellow    19Yellow brown   

17. Legs with banding    [Explain]

4None    19apical dark band on femur   

18. Abdomen, overall color    [Explain]

7Gray    18Yellowish   



19. Genitalia, male 9th tergite posterior border    [Explain]

1Apex with dark ridge, four black points downward    6Dark spinoid setae present    2Incurved gap with double spines medially    4Median lobe with bilobed apex    2Rounded convex border    1Two broad lobes, each with a triangular point along edge    2Two curved horns    2U-shaped gap without teeth or setae    2U-shaped with dark teeth along lateral edges    5V-shaped   











20. Genitalia, male outer gonostylus size

12As large or larger than inner gonostylus    1Minute or absent    8Smaller than inner gonostylus   

21. Genitalia, male outer gonostylus shape

4Apex rounded, not quadrate    6Apex strongly narrowed, leaf-shaped    1Dark sclerotized point on posterior margin    1Enlarged and thickened with inward curved hooks    1Not applicable    5Quadrate, apex rounded   







22. Genitalia, male inner gonostylus shape

1Dark hump, no hook    11Hook absent    6Hook elongate, slender, curved    3Hook very short   

23. Genitalia, male 9th sternite shape

2No hairs or lobes    13With lobes    9With long setae facing medially    2With swellings but not lobes   

24. Genitalia, male 8th sternite posterior border

3Long setae    2Prominent knob shaped median lobe    17Unmodified   

25. Genitalia, female cerci apex    [Explain]

1Abruptly sharpened in a down curved point    14Attentuated    1Long and narrowly rounded    1Pointed, curves upward    2Short and broadly rounded    1Tapers to a sharp point   







26. Genitalia, female hypogynial valve shape/length    [Explain]

4Apex pointed    14Apex rounded    3Apex truncate   

27. Genitalia, cerci shape

18Elongate, sclerotized    2Short, rounded, not strongly sclerotized   



28. Season of adult activity    [Explain]

21. January    22. February    53. March    114. April    115. May    116. June    127. July    118. August    159. September    1210. October    211. November   

29. Found on turf

12Found in or adjacent to turfgrass    6Urban/suburban yard    10Other habitats   

30. Include in identification search

2All species including those species not known now from North America but with potential to occur here    19Only those species now known to occur in North America