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Long body ranging in colour from redis brown (on the head area) to a more black colour (on the abdomen). They have 6 legs and 2 distinctive feelers infront, and this one was about 1-1/2cm long.
Earwigs may be found in protected, moist environments in leaf litter and all kinds of debris on the ground, under bark, under stones, between leaves and some even inhabit crevices at the base of tightly packed and overlapping leaves of Pandanus. Earwigs are usually nocturnal and attracted to lights at night.
This one was on the pavers in my backyard hiding under some grass that was over growing it. I think this one is a female, doe to the shape of the pincers. On a male they are lager and more round.