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Genus Doru

Earwig - Dermaptera - Doru taeniatum - male Pepper plant bug - Doru taeniatum - male Doru taeniatum (Dohrn) - Doru taeniatum - male Doru - Doru taeniatum Earwig - Doru taeniatum - male Earwig Doru? - Doru aculeatum - female Doru taeniatum - female Doru aculeatum - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Dermaptera (Earwigs)
Family Forficulidae
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)