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Tumecauda Goding, 1930 11982

LENGTH: Head to wing apex: Large: 7.0 mm or greater
HEAD: Frontoclypeus: produced or thickened anteriorly: Absent
HEAD: Frontoclypeus: length: Extending past inferior margin of head
HEAD: Frontoclypeus: lobes: Indistinct
HEAD: Foliaceous lobes (lateral to frontoclypeus): Absent
PRONOTUM: Dominant color (preserved): Dark, often brown or black
PRONOTUM: Dominant color (live): Dark, often brown or black
PRONOTUM: Punctation: Dimples inconspicuous
PRONOTUM: Degree that reposed wing is concealed by pronotum: Not concealed
PRONOTUM: Height (excluding suprahumeral horns): Low and rounded
PRONOTUM: Highest peak: location: Not applicable to my specimen
PRONOTUM: Irregular ornamentation or acute spines: Present
PRONOTUM: Median horn or distinct projection: compression: Inapplicable to my specimen
PRONOTUM: Median horn or distinct projection: angle : Inapplicable to my specimen
PRONOTUM: Posterior process shape (viewed laterally, excluding horn or projection): Sinuate
PRONOTUM: Sharp dorsal carina extending the majority of pronotum (excluding horn or projection): Present
PRONOTUM: Black fringe on sharp dorsal carina (excluding horn or projection): Absent
PRONOTUM: Swollen area posteriorly: Absent
PRONOTUM: Extent of posterior process relative to scutellum: Extended over but not completely concealing scutellum
PRONOTUM: Posterior process length: Not extending past halfway point of forewing
PRONOTUM: Setae (covering most of pronotum): Not erect, but flat and numerous
PRONOTUM: Metopidium from lateral view: Not vertical
PRONOTUM: Humeral angles: Not enlarged
PRONOTUM: Longitudinal ridges: Absent
PRONOTUM: Longitudinal vittae, stripes or spots: Absent
FOREWING: Pigment: Majority opaque
FOREWING: Vein sclerotization: Evident and sclerotized
FOREWING: Sclerotization in basal half: No heavier immediately anterad than posterad of vein Cu
FOREWING: Clavus: Acuminate
FOREWING: Apical limbus: Narrow
FOREWING: Crossvein s: Present
FOREWING: Vein R initial division: R1 and Rs
FOREWING: Crossvein r-m1: Present
FOREWING: Crossvein m-cu: With more than one m-cu crossvein
FOREWING: Crossvein m-cu2 position: Basad of fork of vein M
FOREWING: Veins R and M (fusion): Free basally
FOREWING: Veins M and Cu (fusion): Not confluent to near mid length of wing
FOREWING: Veins R and M (apical fusion): Not confluent preapically
FOREWING: R4+5 and M1+2 perpendicular to apical fusion of R and M: Not applicable to my specimen
FOREWING: Reticulate venation or extra crossveins: Absent
HINDWING: Veins R4+5 and M1+2 (no. of apical cells): Free with 4 apical cells
LEGS: Tibia shape: Not foliaceous
LEGS: Prothoracic femur and tibia: apposing rows of cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Mesothoracic femur and tibia: apposing rows of cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Mesothoracic coxa: long process: Absent
LEGS: Mesothoracic femur: ablateral or adlateral apical cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Metathoracic femur: row of ventral cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Metathoracic femur: row of dorsal cucullate setae: Present
LEGS: Metathoracic femur: ablateral or adlateral apical cucullate setae: Present
LEGS: Metathoracic tarsus: length (relative to pro- and mesothoracic tarsus): Same length or longer
LEGS: Metathoracic tarsus: tarsomere I plantar cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Metathoracic tarsus: tarsomere I apical cucullate setae: With 0-2 setae
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: setal row I: Cucullate
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: setal row II: Cucullate
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: setal row III: Cucullate
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: cucullate setae (size): Not greatly enlarged
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: cucullate setal rows (arrangement of setae): One or more rows double or arranged in irregular band
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: shape: Not clavate
ABDOMEN: Sternum III and IV or both: transverse carina: Absent
ABDOMEN: Tergum III: ventrolateral margin: Smooth
ABDOMEN: Inornate pits and associated lateral setae: Absent
MALE: Pygofer: lateral plate: Entirely free
MALE: Lateral plate: ventral lobe: Absent
MALE: Lateral plate: dorsal or medial tooth, process, or lobe: Present
MALE: Aedeagus: dorsal subbasal hump or projection: Absent
MALE: Aedeagus: posterior arm shape: Simple
FEMALE: Second valvulae: shape: Long with abrupt broadening
FEMALE: Second valvulae: curvature: Not curved
FEMALE: Second valvulae: dorsal teeth or acute projections: Fine
FEMALE: Second valvulae: number of large dorsal teeth : Not applicable to my specimen
FEMALE: Second valvulae: apical teeth: Absent
MALE: Lateral plate: medial tooth or process length: Not applicable to my specimen
PRONOTUM: Shape in lateral view: Prominent paired suprahumeral horns
FOREWING: A1 and A2 veins: Free for entire wing length
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Microcentrus Stål, 1869 11983

LENGTH: Head to wing apex: Medium: 4.0-6.9 mm
LENGTH: Head to wing apex: Large: 7.0 mm or greater
HEAD: Frontoclypeus: produced or thickened anteriorly: Absent
HEAD: Frontoclypeus: length: Extending past inferior margin of head
HEAD: Frontoclypeus: lobes: Indistinct
HEAD: Foliaceous lobes (lateral to frontoclypeus): Absent
PRONOTUM: Dominant color (preserved): Dark, often brown or black
PRONOTUM: Dominant color (live): Dark, often brown or black
PRONOTUM: Punctation: Dimples inconspicuous
PRONOTUM: Degree that reposed wing is concealed by pronotum: Not concealed
PRONOTUM: Height (excluding suprahumeral horns): Low and rounded
PRONOTUM: Highest peak: location: Not applicable to my specimen
PRONOTUM: Irregular ornamentation or acute spines: Absent
PRONOTUM: Shape in lateral view: Low and rounded
PRONOTUM: Median horn or distinct projection: compression: Inapplicable to my specimen
PRONOTUM: Median horn or distinct projection: angle : Inapplicable to my specimen
PRONOTUM: Posterior process shape (viewed laterally, excluding horn or projection): Not sinuate
PRONOTUM: Posterior process shape (viewed laterally, excluding horn or projection): Sinuate
PRONOTUM: Sharp dorsal carina extending the majority of pronotum (excluding horn or projection): Absent
PRONOTUM: Sharp dorsal carina extending the majority of pronotum (excluding horn or projection): Present
PRONOTUM: Black fringe on sharp dorsal carina (excluding horn or projection): Absent
PRONOTUM: Swollen area posteriorly: Absent
PRONOTUM: Extent of posterior process relative to scutellum: Extended over but not completely concealing scutellum
PRONOTUM: Posterior process length: Not extending past halfway point of forewing
PRONOTUM: Setae (covering most of pronotum): Not erect, but flat and numerous
PRONOTUM: Metopidium from lateral view: Not vertical
PRONOTUM: Humeral angles: Not enlarged
PRONOTUM: Longitudinal ridges: Absent
PRONOTUM: Longitudinal vittae, stripes or spots: Absent
FOREWING: Pigment: Majority opaque
FOREWING: Vein sclerotization: Evident and sclerotized
FOREWING: Sclerotization in basal half: No heavier immediately anterad than posterad of vein Cu
FOREWING: Clavus: Acuminate
FOREWING: Apical limbus: Narrow
FOREWING: Crossvein s: Present
FOREWING: Vein R initial division: R1 and Rs
FOREWING: Crossvein r-m1: Present
FOREWING: Crossvein m-cu: With more than one m-cu crossvein
FOREWING: Crossvein m-cu2 position: Basad of fork of vein M
FOREWING: Veins R and M (fusion): Free basally
FOREWING: Veins M and Cu (fusion): Not confluent to near mid length of wing
FOREWING: Veins R and M (apical fusion): Not confluent preapically
FOREWING: R4+5 and M1+2 perpendicular to apical fusion of R and M: Not applicable to my specimen
FOREWING: Reticulate venation or extra crossveins: Absent
HINDWING: Veins R4+5 and M1+2 (no. of apical cells): Free with 4 apical cells
LEGS: Tibia shape: Not foliaceous
LEGS: Prothoracic femur and tibia: apposing rows of cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Mesothoracic femur and tibia: apposing rows of cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Mesothoracic coxa: long process: Absent
LEGS: Mesothoracic femur: ablateral or adlateral apical cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Metathoracic femur: row of ventral cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Metathoracic femur: row of dorsal cucullate setae: Present
LEGS: Metathoracic femur: ablateral or adlateral apical cucullate setae: Present
LEGS: Metathoracic tarsus: length (relative to pro- and mesothoracic tarsus): Same length or longer
LEGS: Metathoracic tarsus: tarsomere I plantar cucullate setae: Absent
LEGS: Metathoracic tarsus: tarsomere I apical cucullate setae: With 0-2 setae
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: setal row I: Cucullate
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: setal row II: Cucullate
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: setal row III: Cucullate
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: cucullate setae (size): Not greatly enlarged
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: cucullate setal rows (arrangement of setae): One or more rows double or arranged in irregular band
LEGS: Metathoracic tibia: shape: Not clavate
ABDOMEN: Sternum III and IV or both: transverse carina: Absent
ABDOMEN: Tergum III: ventrolateral margin: Smooth
ABDOMEN: Inornate pits and associated lateral setae: Absent
MALE: Pygofer: lateral plate: Entirely free
MALE: Lateral plate: ventral lobe: Absent
MALE: Lateral plate: dorsal or medial tooth, process, or lobe: Present
MALE: Lateral plate: medial tooth or process length: Not longer than length of lateral plate
MALE: Aedeagus: dorsal subbasal hump or projection: Absent
MALE: Aedeagus: posterior arm shape: Simple
FEMALE: Second valvulae: shape: Long, significant broadening absent
FEMALE: Second valvulae: shape: Long with abrupt broadening
FEMALE: Second valvulae: curvature: Not curved
FEMALE: Second valvulae: dorsal teeth or acute projections: Fine
FEMALE: Second valvulae: number of large dorsal teeth : Not applicable to my specimen
FEMALE: Second valvulae: apical teeth: Absent
FEMALE: Second valvulae: apical teeth: Present
PRONOTUM: Shape in lateral view: Prominent paired suprahumeral horns
FOREWING: A1 and A2 veins: Free for entire wing length
REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION: Central and Eastern U.S.