- Color: yellow-brown or straw-colored with three dark band across the top of the head.
- Size: 3/4 to 7/8 inch long.
- Long, slender antennae are much longer than the body.
- Wings on adult crickets lay flat on the back and are bent down on the sides.
- Adult females have a long slender, tube-like structure (ovipositor) projecting from their abdomen which they use to lay eggs.
- Nymphs look like the adults but are smaller with less developed wings.