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Earwig

Scientific Name
Elaunon sp.
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Taxonomy
(Dermaptera: Forficulidae: Forficulinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Images

Cerci - Female
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Caption
DER005
Source
Caroline Harding MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Body depressed; abdomen parallel sided; 4th antennal joint transverse; tarsi short, 1st joint rather broad, but somewhat longer than 3rd; tegmina and wings well developed. Male forceps slender, somewhat dilated basally, straight medially and curved apically. Female forceps simple, straight and contiguous.

References

- Steinmann, H. (1993). Dermaptera. Eudermaptera II. Das Tierreich, 108(22): 1–711.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
20/12/2010 02:51 AEST
Last Updated
30/03/2014 21:28 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2010) Earwig (Elaunon sp.) Updated on 3/30/2014 9:28:37 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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