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Distribution path and Subregions of America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America
Subregions: Caribbean (Caribbean islands), Central America (Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama), North America (Canada, Mexico, USA), South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela)
Taxonomy for Dermaptera (Earwigs) in America
Class
America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1260 families, 37529 genera, 346036 species
Tree
Subclass
America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1233 families, 37258 genera, 345526 species
Tree
Infraclass
America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1103 families, 36609 genera, 341854 species
Tree
Superorder
America
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 194 families, 2591 genera, 12973 species
Tree
Order
America
Dermaptera (De Geer, 1773) (Earwigs) - Systematics
 9 families, 71 genera, 240 species
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Families19    worldwide
Genera267    worldwide
Species2.368    worldwide
Common namesEarwigs, Dermapterans, Pincerbugs
German namesOhrwürmer
Dutch namesOorwormen, Huidvleugeligen
Danish namesØrentviste
Finnish namesPihtihäntäiset
Norwegian namesSaksedyr
Swedish namesTvestjärtar
Spanish namesTijerillas
French namesDermaptères
AuthorDe Geer, 1773
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic, Nearctic, Afrotropical

Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic)


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesDermaptera in bie.ala.org.au
Dermaptera in bug.tamu.edu
Dermaptera in dermaptera.speciesfile.org
Dermaptera in faunaeur.org
Dermaptera in itis.gov
Dermaptera in papua-insects.nl
Dermaptera in dyntaxa.se
Dermaptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
America
    Neodermaptera (Engel, 2003)
     9 families, 71 genera, 240 species

Family overview for Dermaptera (Earwigs) in America
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 29 Species
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 20 Species
Chelisochidae (Burr, 1907) - 2 SpeciesBlack earwigs
Diplatyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 Species
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 50 Species
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 12 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 14 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 20 Species
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 91 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
9 Families with 240 Species in America


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Species overview - Checklist for Dermaptera in America
Species with ANext  
Ancistrogaster falcifera -> Ancistrogaster variegataInfo
Ancistrogaster luctuosa (Stal, 1855)Info
Ancistrogaster maculifera (Dohrn, 1865)Info
Ancistrogaster scabiosa (Steinmann, 1982)Info
Ancistrogaster variegata (Dohrn, 1865)Info
Anechura modesta -> Proreus simulansInfo
Anisolabis annulipes -> Euborellia annulipesInfo
Anisolabis antennata -> Anisolabis diaboloInfo
Anisolabis bormansi -> Euborellia annulipesInfo
Anisolabis diabolo (Steinmann, 1989)Info
Anisolabis maritima (Bonelli, 1832)Maritime EarwigInfo
Anisolabis minuta -> Euborellia femoralisInfo
Anopthalmolabis leleupi (Brindle, 1968)Info
Apterygida buscki -> Carcinophora gagatinaInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Barygerax auricomum (Rehn, 1903)Info
Barygerax esau (Hebard, 1917)Info
Barygerax transversale (Brindle, 1974)Info
Barygerax venezuelicum (Brindle, 1974)Info
Brachylabis chilensis (Blanchard, 1851)Info
Brachylabis nigra -> Ctenisolabis nigraInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Carcinophora americana (Palisot De Beauvois, 1817)Info
Carcinophora burri (Borelli, 1905)Info
Carcinophora festiva (Burr, 1910)Info
Carcinophora gagatina (Klug, 1838)Info
Carcinophora pachyura (Cockerell, 1925)Info
Carcinophora percheroni (Guérin & Percheron, 1838)Info
Carcinophora peruviana (De Bormans, 1880)Info
Carcinophora scudderi (De Bormans, 1900)Info
Carcinophora venezuelica (Brindle, 1968)Info
Caririlabia berghoffi (F. Haas, 2007)Info
Caririlabia santanensis (R. G. Martins-neto, 1990)Info
Chelisoches morio (Fabricius, 1775)Black earwigInfo
Circolabia arcuata (Scudder, 1876)Info
Cosmiella decui (Steinmann, 1987)Info
Cosmogerax araguensis (Brindle, 1974)Info
Cosmogerax diagonale (Brindle, 1982)Info
Cosmogerax formica (Burr, 1911)Info
Cosmogerax guatemalensis (Brindle, 1973)Info
Cratoborellia gorbi (F. Haas, 2007)Info
Cratochrysa martinsnetoi (A. Nel, 2005)Info
Cratochrysa sublapsa (Martins-neto, 1997)Info
Cratochrysa willmanni (R. G. Martins-neto, 1994)Info
Cretolabia cearae (R. G. Martins-neto, 1990)Info
Ctenisolabis nigra (Scudder, 1876)Info
Cylindrogaster gracilis (Stal, 1855)Info
Cylindrogaster yepezi (Brindle, 1974)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diaperasticus erythrocephalus (Olivier, 1791)Info
Diplatys coerulescens (Brindle, 1979)Info
Doru aculeata (Scudder, 1876)Info
Doru aculeatum (Scudder, 1876)Spine-tailed earwigInfo
Doru albipes (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Doru beybienkoi (Steinmann, 1979)Info
Doru davisi -> Doru aculeatumInfo
Doru gracilis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Doru leucopteryx (Burr, 1912)Info
Doru lineare (Eschscholtz, 1822)Info
Doru linearis (Eschscholtz, 1822)Info
Doru luteipes (Scudder, 1876)Info
Doru platensis (Borelli, 1912)Info
Doru robustum (Brindle, 1971)Info
Doru taeniata (Dohrn, 1862)Info
Doru taeniatum (Dohrn, 1862)Lined EarwigInfo
Doru unicolor (Brindle, 1971)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Echinopsalis guttata (De Bormans, 1893)Info
Esphalmenus argentinus (Hincks, 1959)Info
Esphalmenus basidentatus (Brindle, 1984)Info
Esphalmenus bidentatus (Brindle, 1984)Info
Esphalmenus inca (Burr, 1903)Info
Esphalmenus lativentris (Philippi, 1863)Info
Esphalmenus nigrinus (Brindle, 1984)Info
Esphalmenus rostratus (Brindle, 1984)Info
Esphalmenus silvestrii (Borelli, 1902)Info
Euborellia ambigua (Borelli, 1905)Info
Euborellia annulipes (Lucas, 1847)Ringlegged earwigInfo
Euborellia antoni (Dohrn, 1864)Info
Euborellia caraibea (Hebard, 1921)Info
Euborellia cincticollis (Gerstaecker, 1883)African EarwigInfo
Euborellia femoralis (Dohrn, 1863)Info
Euborellia janeirensis (Dohrn, 1864)Info
Euborellia peregrina (Mjöberg, 1904)Info
Euborellia plebeja -> Euborellia femoralisInfo
Euborellia stali (Dohrn, 1864)Info
Eugerax clavijoi (Brindle, 1974)Info
Eugerax nigritum (Brindle, 1974)Info
Eugerax poecilium (Hebard, 1917)Info
Eugerax poecilum (Hebard, 1917)Info
Eugerax salcedoi (Brindle, 1974)Info
Eugerax semiapterum (Brindle, 1974)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Forcipula americana (De Bormans, 1900)Info
Forficula auricularia (Carolus Linnaeus/linaeus, 1758)European EarwigSite
Forficula capensis (Thunberger, 1827)Info
Forficula metrica -> Skalistes lugubrisInfo
Formicilabia caribea (Rehn & Hebard, 1917)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Geracodes litus (Hebard, 1917)Info
Gerax fuscum (Brindle, 1974)Info
Gerax lucidum (Brindle, 1974)Info
Gerax phantasma (Hebard, 1917)Info
Geroncolabis commixta (S. H. Scudder, 1890)Info
Geroncolabis commixtum (Scudder, 1890)Info
Geroncolabis tertiaria (S. H. Scudder, 1876)Info
Gonolabina binodosa (Brindle, 1967)Info
Gonolabina trinodosa (Brindle, 1967)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haplodiplatys crightoni (A. J. Ross, 2013)Info
Hypocosmiella venezuelica (Brindle, 1973)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idolopsalis azteca (Dohrn, 1862)Info
Idolopsalis koepckei (Brindle, 1966)Info
Idolopsalis riveti (Borelli, 1910)Info
Isolabis howardi (Burr, 1910)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kleter americanus (De Bormans, 1893)Info
Kleter aterrimus (Bormans, 1883)Info
Kleter borellii (Burr, 1912)Info
Kleter nigripennis (Scudder, 1869)Info
Kleter rehni (Burr, 1907)Info
Kotejalabis goethitica (M. S. Engel, 2005)Info
Kotejalabis haeuseri (F. Haas, 2007)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labia annulata -> Paralabella annulataInfo
Labia curvicauda -> Paralabella curvicaudaInfo
Labia micans -> Marava silvestriiInfo
Labia minor -> Paralabella rehniSmall earwigInfo
Labia nodifer -> Circolabia arcuataInfo
Labidura japonica (De Haan, 1842)Info
Labidura riparia -> Labidura japonicaRiparian earwigInfo
Labidura xanthopus (Stal, 1855)Info
Labiduromma avia (S. H. Scudder, 1890)Info
Labiduromma bormansi (S. H. Scudder, 1890)Info
Labiduromma commixtum -> Geroncolabis commixtumInfo
Labiduromma exsulatum -> Spiladopygia exsulataInfo
Labiduromma guerneyi -> Petrolabis guerneyiInfo
Labiduromma scudderi -> Rupiforficula scudderiInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Marava arachidis -> Marava grandisChief EarwigInfo
Marava bidentata (Brindle, 1971)Info
Marava championi (De Bormans, 1893)Info
Marava chapmani (Steinmann, 1979)Info
Marava dominicae (Rehn & Hebard, 1917)Info
Marava emarginata (Brindle, 1977)Info
Marava furia (Steinmann, 1989)Info
Marava grandis (Dubrony, 1879)Info
Marava grata (Steinmann, 1985)Info
Marava machupicchuensis (Brindle, 1971)Info
Marava minuscula -> Marava furiaInfo
Marava parva (Burr, 1912)Info
Marava pulchella (Serville, 1839)Info
Marava rotundata (Scudder, 1876)Info
Marava silvestrii (Borelli, 1905)Info
Marava townesi (Brindle, 1979)Info
Marava unidentata (Beauvois, 1805)Info
Marava venezuelica (Brindle, 1977)Info
Mecomera brunnea (Audinet-serville, 1838)Info
Mecomera chacoensis (Borelli, 1912)Info
Metresura flaviceps (Brindle, 1975)Info
Metresura ruficeps (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Metresura rugosa (Brindle, 1975)Info
Mixocosmia cavernicola (Brindle, 1979)Info
Mixocosmia variabilis (Brindle, 1973)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neolobophora inca (Brindle, 1970)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Osteulcus kervillei (Burr, 1905)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paleocarcinophora lithophila (S. H. Scudder, 1876)Info
Paracosmia impennis (De Bormans, 1893)Info
Paralabella annulata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Paralabella chopardi (Hebard, 1920)Info
Paralabella curvicauda (Motschulsky, 1863)Info
Paralabella dorsalis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Paralabella rehni (Hebard, 1917)Info
Paralabella stigma (Dohrn, 1867)Info
Parasyntonus ensifer (Burr, 1912)Info
Pericomus tenuipes (Burr, 1905)Info
Praos intermedius (Burr, 1900)Info
Proreus simulans (Stal, 1860)Info
Purex brunneri (De Bormans, 1903)Info
Purex divergens (Burr, 1899)Info
Purex esquivalae (Brindle, 1968)Info
Purex frontalis (Dohrn, 1864)Info
Purex propinquus (Burr, 1911)Info
Purex pulchellus -> Diaperasticus erythrocephalusInfo
Purex remotus (Burr, 1899)Info
Purex sinuatus (Brindle, 1971)Info
Purex staudingeri (Brindle, 1971)Info
Purex versicolor (De Bormans, 1883)Info
Pygidicrana americana (Burr, 1911)Info
Pygidicrana bivittata (Erichson, 1848)Info
Pygidicrana quinquenodosa (Brindle, 1977)Info
Pygidicrana trinodosa (Brindle, 1977)Info
Pyragra fuscata (Audinetserville, 1831)Info
Pyragra nigrescens (Brindle, 1977)Info
Pyragra paraguayensis (Borelli, 1904)Info
Pyragropsis buscki (Caudell, 1907)Info
Pyragropsis emarginata (Rehn, 1916)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rupiforficula inferna (S. H. Scudder, 1890)Info
Rupiforficula labens (S. H. Scudder, 1890)Info
Rupiforficula scudderi (F. M. Brown, 1984)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Setocordax gurneyi (Brindle, 1970)Info
Skalistes inopinata (Burr, 1900)Info
Skalistes lugubris (Dohrn, 1862)Info
Skalistes peruviana (Brindle, 1970)Info
Sparatta armata (Burr, 1899)Info
Sparatta biolleyi (Borelli, 1903)Info
Sparatta bolivari -> Sparatta nigrinaInfo
Sparatta dentifera -> Sparatta nigrinaInfo
Sparatta flavipennula (Rehn, 1903)Info
Sparatta humilis (Hebard, 1917)Info
Sparatta incerta (Borelli, 1905)Info
Sparatta minuta -> Sparatta armataInfo
Sparatta nigrina (Stal, 1855)Info
Sparatta pelvimetra (Audinet-serville, 1838)Info
Sparatta rehni (Hebard, 1929)Info
Sparatta rufina (Stal, 1855)Info
Sparatta semirufa (Kirby, 1896)Info
Sparatta singularis (Steinmann, 1987)Info
Sparatta spiculifera (Brindle, 1977)Info
Sphingolabis gracilis ()Info
Spiladopygia exsulata (S. H. Scudder, 1885)Info
Spiladopygia mortalis (S. H. Scudder, 1890)Info
Spirolabia pilicornis (Motschulsky, 1863)Info
Spongiphora bormansi (Burr, 1897)Info
Spongiphora buprestoides (Kirby, 1891)Info
Spongiphora croceipennis (Serville, 1831)Info
Spongiphora prolixa (Scudder, 1876)Info
Spongovostox alter (Burr, 1912)Info
Spongovostox bilineatus (Scudder, 1869)Info
Spongovostox flavostriatus (Brindle, 1982)Info
Spongovostox ghilianii (Dohrn, 1864)Info
Spongovostox pygmaeus (Dohrn, 1864)Info
Spongovostox schwarzi (Caudell, 1907)Info
Strongylolabis berlandi (Hebard, 1921)Info
Strongylopsalis cheliduroides (De Bormans, 1880)Info
Strongylopsalis dimidiata -> Paralabella curvicaudaInfo
Strongylopsalis flava (Steinmann, 1987)Info
Strongylopsalis koepckei (Brindle, 1968)Info
Strongylopsalis laminata (Brindle, 1973)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vostox apicedentata (Caudell, 1904)Info
Vostox apicedentatus (Caudell, 1904)Toothed EarwigInfo
Vostox asemus (Hebard, 1921)Info
Vostox bertonii (Borelli, 1905)Info
Vostox brunneipennis (Serville, 1839)Brown-winged EarwigInfo
Vostox carinatus (Brindle, 1977)Info
Vostox dubius (Moreira, 1931)Info
Vostox excavatus (Nutting & Gurney, 1961)Info
Vostox quadripunctatus (Brindle, 1971)Info
Vostox recurrens (Burr, 1912)Info
Species with YBack  Top
Yepezia venezuelica (Brindle, 1982)Info
240 Species in Dermaptera for America listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderDermaptera
Earwigs, Dermapterans, Pincerbugs
AuthorDe Geer, 1773
 
Synonyms
Brachydermaptera
Dermapteroida
Dermatoptera
Dermoptera
Euplecoptera
Euplectoptera
Euplekoptera
Euplexoptera
Forficulida
Harmoptera
Labidoura
Placoda
Trimera

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