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Distribution path and Subregions of Kenya (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Kenya
Taxonomy for Dermaptera (Earwigs) in Kenya
Class
Kenya
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 431 families, 4959 genera, 16872 species
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Subclass
Kenya
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 427 families, 4950 genera, 16860 species
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Infraclass
Kenya
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 411 families, 4881 genera, 16641 species
Tree
Superorder
Kenya
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 49 families, 393 genera, 983 species
Tree
Order
Kenya
Dermaptera (De Geer, 1773) (Earwigs) - Systematics
 11 families, 27 genera, 63 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
Kenya
    Neodermaptera (Engel, 2003)
     11 families, 27 genera, 63 species

Family overview for Dermaptera (Earwigs) in Kenya
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 3 Species
Apachyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 1 Species
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 5 Species
Chelisochidae (Burr, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBlack earwigs
Diplatyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 6 Species
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 14 Species
Hemimeridae (Sharp, 1895) - 4 Species
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 3 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 5 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 13 Species
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 8 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
11 Families with 63 Species in Kenya


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Species overview - Checklist for Dermaptera in Kenya
Species with ANext  
Anisolabis felix (Burr, 1907)Info
Anisolabis jeanneli (Menozzi, 1938)Info
Apachyus depressus (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bormansia africana -> Bormansia monardiInfo
Bormansia impressicollis (Verhoeff, 1902)Info
Bormansia meridionalis -> Bormansia pusillaInfo
Bormansia monardi (Menozzi, 1937)Info
Bormansia pusilla (Brindle, 1978)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Chaetospania pauliani (Hincks, 1948)Info
Chaetospania rodens (Burr, 1907)Info
Chelisoches morio (Fabricius, 1775)Black earwigInfo
Cordax bifurcatus (Brindle, 1970)Info
Cosmiella adolfi (Burr, 1909)Info
Cosmiella bilobata (Brindle, 1973)Info
Cosmiella pygidiata (Brindle, 1973)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dacnodes caffra (Dohrn, 1867)Info
Dacnodes separata (Burr, 1908)Info
Dacnodes wigginsi (Burr, 1914)Info
Diaperasticus bonchampsi (Burr, 1904)Info
Diaperasticus erythrocephalus (Olivier, 1791)Info
Diaperasticus sansibaricus (Karsch, 1886)Info
Diplatys fella (Burr, 1911)Info
Diplatys macrocephalus (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Diplatys pictus (Zacher, 1911)Info
Diplatys ugandanus (Hincks, 1955)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Echinosoma afrum -> Echinosoma fuscumInfo
Echinosoma concolor (Borelli, 1907)Info
Echinosoma fuscum (Borelli, 1907)Info
Echinosoma occidentale (De Bormans, 1893)Info
Echinosoma wahlbergi -> Echinosoma fuscumInfo
Euborellia annulipes (Lucas, 1847)Ringlegged earwigInfo
Euborellia cincticollis (Gerstaecker, 1883)African EarwigInfo
Euborellia tellinii (Borelli, 1908)Info
Euborellia truncata (Brindle, 1978)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Forficula auricularia (Carolus Linnaeus/linaeus, 1758)European EarwigSite
Forficula beelzebub (Burr, 1900)Info
Forficula cavallii (Borelli, 1906)Info
Forficula lucasi (Dohrn, 1865)Info
Forficula senegalensis (Audinetserville, 1839)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gonolabis hincksi (Brindle, 1964)Info
Guanchia rehni (Burr, 1952)Info
Guanchia sjoestedti (Burr, 1907)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haplodiplatys kivuensis (Hincks, 1951)Info
Hemimerus deceptus (Rehn & Rehn, 1936)Info
Hemimerus hanseni (Sharp, 1895)Info
Hemimerus sessor (Rehn & Rehn, 1936)Info
Hemimerus vosseleri (Rehn & Rehn, 1936)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Isolabis usambarana (Verhoeff, 1902)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labia minor -> Paralabella rehniSmall earwigInfo
Labidura japonica (De Haan, 1842)Info
Labidura riparia -> Labidura japonicaRiparian earwigInfo
Lobodiplatys coriaceus (Kirby, 1891)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Marava arachidis -> Marava grandisChief EarwigInfo
Marava grandis (Dubrony, 1879)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nala lividipes (Dufour, 1820)Black Field EarwigInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paralabella borellii (Burr, 1908)Info
Paralabella curvicauda (Motschulsky, 1863)Info
Paralabella rehni (Hebard, 1917)Info
Pseudovostox truncatus (Brindle, 1970)Info
Species with SBack  Top
Spirolabia pilicornis (Motschulsky, 1863)Info
Spongovostox assiniensis (De Bormans, 1893)Info
Spongovostox marginalis (Thunberger, 1827)Info
Spongovostox quadrimaculatus (Stal, 1855)Info
63 Species in Dermaptera for Kenya 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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