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Genus Marava

Earwig - Marava - female Little Earwig - Marava pulchella - female Earwig thing - Marava earwig - Marava Earwig - Marava - female Spongiiphoridae: Marava? - Marava Spongiiphoridae: Marava? - Marava Marava? - Marava pulchella
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Dermaptera (Earwigs)
Family Spongiphoridae (Little Earwigs)
Genus Marava
Explanation of Names
Marava Burr 1911
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1)
Range
M. arachidis, the Chief Earwig, is a tropical cosmopolitan sp. mostly associated with stored products, spread with commerce, and established in southernmost states (FL to CA); M. pulchella occurs in se. US west to TX and may be common under bark of pine and hardwoods(1); no available data on M. unidentata distribution (ITIS info is inaccurate). "I have no information on the Nearctic distribution of Marava unidentata except for its recorded occurrence here by Poole & Gentili (1997: Nomina Insecta Nearctica, Vol. 4)." --M.S. Engel, pers. comm. to =v= 28.xii.2009