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Genus Marava

Marava? - Marava pulchella Earwig for ID - Marava arachidis Marava arachidis - male Marava arachidis - male Spongiphoridae (Little Earwig), lateral - Marava arachidis Spongiphoridae (Little Earwig), ventral - Marava arachidis Marava pulchella - male Marava - female
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