Short-winged Earwig

Apterygida media

''Apterygida media'' is a species of European earwig, known as the short-winged earwig or hop-garden earwig.
Nymph of Apterygida media Dutch name: Parkoorworm Apterygida,Apterygida media,Austria,Dermaptera,Earwig,Forficulidae,Geotagged,Hop-garden earwig,Parkoorworm,Short-winged earwig

Appearance

''Apterygida media'' has short wings and elytra. It is redidsh-brown in colour, with yellow legs.
Hiding like a pro ... ... NOT ... :o)
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Distribution

The distribution of ''A. media'' ranges from southern Sweden in the north to Greece in the south, and from Portugal in the west to Ukraine in the east. It is one of only four native species of earwig in the United Kingdom, although three further species have been introduced. In the United Kingdom, it is only found in the south-east, which has the most continental climate. It is widespread in East Kent, and is also found in Essex and Suffolk. It may have arrived in Great Britain via a land bridge over the North Sea known as Doggerland.
Apterygidae media Female (HD) Found her hiding in the old curled-up leaf she's sitting on, posing for the picture :o) Apterygida,Apterygida media,Dermaptera,Forficulidae,Geotagged,Netherlands,nl: Parkoorworm

Habitat

''Apterygida media'' is thought to have been a common insect in the hop gardens of Kent until the introduction of pesticides. It is now found chiefly in warm hedges and woodland edges, particularly on field maples .

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderDermaptera
FamilyForficulidae
GenusApterygida
SpeciesA. media
Photographed in
Austria
Netherlands