Typically has short wings, a few mm shorter than body. Males can be recognized by structure of cerci--see SINA
page on genus, and the thumbnail below:
Female ovipositor is shorter than body, upper margin is nearly straight.
Eastern and central North America
Damp meadows, edges of streams, marshes.
Late summer to fall. Late July-October (Michigan). August-frost (North Carolina).
Bland, p. 147--photo of specimen of male (1)