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European Earwig

Forficula auricularia


A small male earwig, about 4 cm in size.


Found at the foot of a crag, this is one of the few earwigs I have seen in the nature; they are quite abundant in populated areas of Europe and North America living in humid basements and attics.

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Weinstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Spotted on Feb 26, 2012
Submitted on Feb 27, 2012

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