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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Genus Doru

Pepper plant bug - Doru taeniatum - male Doru taeniatum (Dohrn) - Doru taeniatum - male Earwig Doru? - Doru aculeatum - female Earwig - Doru aculeatum - male Doru taeniatum? Female? - Doru taeniatum Doru aculeatum - male Doru aculeatum - male Lined Earwig - Doru taeniatum
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)