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Earwig - Forficula auricularia Habitat: I found this earwig in a folded leaf that was stuck together with silk.  European earwig,Forficula,Forficula auricularia,Geotagged,Summer,United States,earwig Click/tap to enlarge

Earwig - Forficula auricularia

Habitat: I found this earwig in a folded leaf that was stuck together with silk.

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''Forficula auricularia'', the common earwig or European earwig, is an omnivorous insect in the family Forficulidae. The European earwig survives in a variety of environments and is a common household insect in North America.

Similar species: Earwigs
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 20, 2021. Captured Jul 2, 2020 19:47 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm