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Photo#10538
Earwig - female

Earwig - Female
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
January 5, 2004
Ring-legged? Female?

Moved
Moved from Earwigs.

A wingless adult, which pretty much guarantees that it's Anisolabididae out of all the families currently known for our area.

Female, yes. Ring-legged, probably not
This has only 8 abdominal segments, so it's a female.
A ring-legged earwig would have dark markings on the legs (though exceptions have been found). It looks to me like Carcinophoridae, but to be certain I'd need to have a better view of the feet.

If it's Carcinophoridae, it could be either another species of Euborellia, or Anisolabis maritima (though I don't think those have the light subapical antennal segments).

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