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DERMAPTERA (earwigs)

BioImages BioImages ( has 28 images of DERMAPTERA (earwigs)

NBN NBN ( has the UK distribution map of DERMAPTERA (earwigs)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs
FORFICULIDAE (a family of earwigs) Family    
Forficula auricularia (Linnaeus, 1758) (Common Earwig) Species 1 2
Forficula lesnei (Finot, 1887) (Lesne's Earwig) Species 1  
LABIDURIDAE (giant earwigs) Family    
Labidura riparia (Pallas, 1773) (Giant Earwig, Tawny Earwig) Species 1  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Chopard, L., 1922 Orthoptères et Dermaptères
Chopard, L., 1951 Orthoptèroïdes
Hincks, W.D., 1949 Dermaptera and Orthoptera
Lucas, W.J., 1920 A Monograph of the British Orthoptera
Marshall, J.A. & Haes, E.C.M., 1988 Grasshoppers and allied Insects of Great Britain and Ireland
Savory, T.H., 1955 The World of Small Animals

Regional guides

Paul, J., 1989 Grasshoppers & Crickets of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire

Stored product pests

Mound, L. (ed), 1989 Common Insects of Stored Products: a guide to their identification.

General Works

DERMAPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

DERMAPTERA is associated with:

There may be more taxa associated with Dermaptera listed at higher taxonomic level

(true insects)

Associated with DERMAPTERA:

adult adult may be infected by Entomophthora forficulae var. major - an entomophagous fungus (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) Waterhouse, G.M. & Brady, B.L., 1982
body cavity body cavity is endoparasitised by larva Mermis nigrescens - Rainworm, Grasshopper Nematode Avery, R.A., 1974

Dermaptera may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

(true insects)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)


Avery, R.A., 1974 Identification of Animal Parasites
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Waterhouse, G.M. & Brady, B.L., 1982 Key to the Species of Entomophthora sensu lato
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