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Genus Doru

Earwig - Doru aculeatum - male Pepper plant bug - Doru taeniatum - male BG1301 D1549 - Doru taeniatum - male Earwig - Doru aculeatum - male earwig - Doru taeniatum Doru taeniatum - male Doru aculeatum - female Doru aculeatum - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Dermaptera (Earwigs)
Family Forficulidae (Common Earwigs)
Genus Doru
Explanation of Names
Doru Burr 1907
Greek δορυ 'spear'
3 spp. in our area(1), 16 total(2)
elytra yellow with black suture
in our area, across the US and into ON(3)
On grasses and sedges, usually near water(3)