Explanation of Names
Saicinae Stål 1859; type genus: Saica
6 spp. in 4 genera north of Mexico, 140 spp. in >20 genera worldwide(1)
Ocelli absent and second rostral segment swollen at base.
Worldwide; in our area, midwestern, southeastern and south central United States
On the ground, at the bases of grasses, sometimes on lower herbage. Often come to lights at night.
Closely related to the Emesinae.