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Genus Anisolabis

Earwig - Anisolabis maritima - male Anisolabis maritima earwig - Anisolabis maritima immature Maritime Earwig - Anisolabis maritima Maritime Earwig - Anisolabis maritima - male Which earwig? - Anisolabis maritima - female Anisolabis maritima - male Earwig - Anisolabis maritima - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Dermaptera (Earwigs)
Family Anisolabididae
Genus Anisolabis
Explanation of Names
Anisolabis (Fieber 1853)
'unequal forceps'
A single species in our area(1), almost 100 spp. total(2)
Worldwide; widespread on sea coasts(3)(4)