Forewings are longer than abdomen, hindwings exceed forewings by 2-3 mm. Cerci of male are green. (1)
Throughout the U.S. and southern Canada.
Grassy areas in fields, meadows, open woodlands.
Mid-summer to fall. Reported July-October (Michigan), June-frost (Virginia), July-frost (North Carolina). Seen starting in April in Florida.
Two generations per year in south. Comes to lights (pers. obs., P. Coin, Durham, North Carolina).
Capinera, pp. 181-182, plate 40--illustration of male (1)
Helfer, p. 266, fig. 410 (2)