Explanation of Names
Exitianus exitiosus (Uhler 1880)
Dirty yellow to brown body. Two black spots on top front of head, front of pronotum, and front and rear scutellum. Wings are clear to white with brown veins and usually extend slightly past the abdomen.
transcontinental, Canada to Mexico & West Indies(2)
associated with lawns/turfgrasses(3)
Invasive, but considered native to Mexico and US
A common "tramp" species ... it breeds on any available grass, then flies off to find whatever is available, always choosing the most succulent growth. (Andy Hamilton, 24.i.2005)