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male earwig - Forficula auricularia - male

male earwig - Forficula auricularia - Male
owens station crossing, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
July 5, 2018
Size: apx 1 cm
which male earwig am I?? please note metrioptera that i am still educable

In NY and NJ you should only have about 4 earwig species. Forficula auricularia is the common introduced one found almost everywhere. Anisolabis maritima is a large black one found under detritus on coastal sea beaches. Labia minor is a very tiny light brown one that comes to lights on occasion. Marava arachidis is a similarly tiny black one with yellow and red spots that seems to be infrequently encountered.

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