Taxon profile


Common Earwig
Forficula auricularia Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Dermaptera - earwigs »  family Forficulidae »  genus Forficula

Scientific synonyms

Forficula borealis Stephens, 1825
Forficula caucasica Kolenati, 1846
Forficula dentata Fabricius, 1775
Forficula elongata Fabricius, 1793
Forficula forcipata Stephens, 1835
Forficula infumata Megerle, 1825
Forficula major De Geer, 1773
Forficula media Marsham, 1802
Forficula neglecta Marsham, 1802
Forficula parallela Fabricius, 1775

Other names

= European Earwig



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Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Forficula_auricularia]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Forficula auricularia Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [347896]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Forficula auricularia Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Forficula auricularia Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Forficula auricularia]

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