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Genus Doru

Pepper plant bug - Doru aculeatum - male Pepper plant bug - Doru aculeatum - male BG1301 D1549 - Doru taeniatum - male Earwig - Doru taeniatum - male Doru taeniatum (Dohrn) - Doru taeniatum - male Earwig - Doru taeniatum - male Doru taeniatum - Lined Earwig - Doru taeniatum Doru taeniatum (Dohrn) - Doru taeniatum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Dermaptera (Earwigs)
Family Forficulidae
Genus Doru
Explanation of Names
Doru Burr 1907
Greek δορυ 'spear'
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1), 16 total(2)
Identification
elytra yellow with black suture
Range
in our area, across the US and into ON(3)
Habitat
On grasses and sedges, usually near water(3)
See Also
Labidura riparia