(Ancient Greek - derma = skin ; pteron = wing)
Found under rocks in most gardens, elongate and dorso-ventrally flattened
Insects in this order
© Roger Key Forficula auricularia female Earwigs are well-known and distinctive insects, with thread-like antennae, short leathery wing-cases at the front of the slender clearly-segmented abdomen, and a pair of conspicuous pincers at their tail end. There are just seven species of earwigs in...