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Earwig

Scientific Name
Euborellia sp.
Scientific Author
Taxonomy
(Dermaptera: Anisolabididae: Anisolabidinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Dorsal - Adult Female
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Euborellia annulipes (DER001)
Source
Caroline Harding MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Length 8.0-14.0 mm; blackish or dark brown in colour, shining; not strongly punctured; legs yellow, often with femora darker; antennae often with one or more distal segments whitish; antennae moniliform; pronotum usually longer than broad, often as long as broad, widened posteriorly; apterous, sometimes elytra abbreviated as narrow lateral flaps, rarely elytra and wings well developed; meso- and metasternum truncate posteriorly; abdomen depressed, widened a little medially; penultimate sternite rounded, truncate or emarginate posteriorly; forceps short, stout, trigonal above at base, strongly or weakly asymmetrical, in males, and simple and straight in females. Male genitalia with parameres almost square or sometimes slightly longer than broad with external apical angle rounded or a little projecting, an oblique narrow membranous fold from inner apical angle to basal angle present; distal lobes with or without chitinous pads; virga may be distinct or invisible.

References

- Srivastava, G.K. (2003). The Fauna of India and the Adjacent Countries: Dermaptera. Part 2. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 235 pp.

- Brindle, A. (1970). The Dermaptera of the Solomon Islands. Pacific Insects, 12(3): 641-700.

More Information
Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
11/01/2011 07:32 AEST
Last Updated
30/03/2014 22:24 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Earwig (Euborellia sp.) Updated on 3/30/2014 10:24:22 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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