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Earwigs (Dermaptera)
The earwigs (Dermaptera) are an order of insects. They belong to the winged insects (Pterygota). Approximately 1, 800 species of earwigs are known worldwide, 8 of which occur in Germany. Some examples include: tawny earwig (Labidura riparia), common earwig (Forficula auricularia), Titanolabis colossa, ringlegged earwig (Euborellia annulipes), Apterygida media, Chelidurella acanthopyg...
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Earwigs (Dermaptera) usually reach body lengths of 10 - 20 mm. However, there are species that are larger, such as Titanolabis colossa, which can reach up to 50 mm in length. Earwigs have elongated bodies and areblackish or brownish in colour. They have compound eyes that are well developed, andantennae with 5 - 16 segments. The mouthparts are for biting and chewing. The forewings are short and. the hind wings are large and fold...
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Common earwig
The common earwig (Forficula auricularia), also known as the European earwig, belongs to the genus Forficula, in the order earwigs (Dermaptera), the suborder Forficulina, the family Forficulidae, and the subfamily Forficulinae. Adults reach body lengths of 10 - 16 mm. Their bodies are predominantly brown in colour, with transition to some shades of red. The pronotum has light-b...
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Earwigs prefer warm habitats. They feed on plant parts and waste, or live off small insects. They are most active at dusk or at night. During the day they hide under bark or stones.
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Earwigs are of great benefit as pest controllers. However, they can also become pests when they eat crops. They are completely harmless to humans.
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The common earwig feeds on parts of plants, fruits, seeds and aphids. It overwinters as an adult, hiding among leaf litter, and in cracks and crevices in and around buildings and plants. Common earwigs are nocturnal. Although they are capable of flying, they do so only rarely.
>> Earwigs -> Common earwig and autumn, the females dig tunnels into the ground, where they lay 50 - 90 eggs. The eggs, as well as the hatching larvae of the spring generation, are guarded by the females. The larvae shed their skin 4 - 5 times. They are similar to the adult earwigs, but are much brighter lighter in colour and without wings. They reach maturity in approximately one month.
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