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Male Forficula auricularia on a nightly stroll  Alerdinck,Dermaptera,Earwig,European Earwig,Forficula,Forficula auricularia,Forficulidae,Geotagged,Netherlands,nl: Gewone oorworm Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Talented artistry - the lighting presents this little character as plated in a coppery armour. If ever an earwig could be called beautiful, here it is! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Hi Ruth, not sure if there was a lot of talent at work here or just sheer coincidence, but thanks for the compliment anyway :o) Posted 3 years ago

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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 Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Oct 19, 2019. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 4A, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.