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Distribution path and Subregions of Southern Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa
Subregions: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Republic South Africa (Cape)
Taxonomy for Dermaptera (Earwigs) in Southern Africa
Class
Southern Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 657 families, 10005 genera, 43659 species
Tree
Subclass
Southern Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 652 families, 9953 genera, 43495 species
Tree
Infraclass
Southern Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 622 families, 9771 genera, 42834 species
Tree
Superorder
Southern Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 76 families, 648 genera, 1846 species
Tree
Order
Southern Africa
Dermaptera (De Geer, 1773) (Earwigs) - Systematics
 9 families, 27 genera, 58 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
Southern Africa
    Neodermaptera (Engel, 2003)
     9 families, 27 genera, 58 species

Family overview for Dermaptera (Earwigs) in Southern Africa
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 7 Species
Apachyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 Species
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 3 Species
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 16 Species
Hemimeridae (Sharp, 1895) - 1 Species
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 6 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 4 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 15 Species
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 4 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
9 Families with 58 Species in Southern Africa


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Species overview - Checklist for Dermaptera in Southern Africa
Species with ANext  
Afroforficula brongersmai (Boeseman, 1954)Info
Afroforficula capeneri (Hincks, 1957)Info
Afroforficula kaffir (Burr, 1911)Info
Alloblandex granulatus (Hincks, 1957)Info
Anisolabis hottentotta (Dohrn, 1867)Info
Antisolabis meridionalis (Brindle, 1978)Info
Antisolabis myrmecoides (Burr, 1911)Info
Antisolabis sulcatipes (Burr, 1911)Info
Apachyus depressus (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Apachyus reichardi -> Apachyus depressusInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Blandex africanus (Steinmann, 1974)Info
Blandex solvendus (Burr, 1912)Info
Blandex variegatus (Hincks, 1957)Info
Bormansia impressicollis (Verhoeff, 1902)Info
Bormansia meridionalis -> Bormansia pusillaInfo
Bormansia pusilla (Brindle, 1978)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Chaetospania pittarelli (Borelli, 1906)Info
Chaetospania villica (Burr, 1911)Info
Ctenisolabis ruficollis (Hincks, 1957)Info
Ctenisolabis traegaordhi (Burr, 1913)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dacnodes caffra (Dohrn, 1867)Info
Dacnodes liturata (Stal, 1855)Info
Dacnodes separata (Burr, 1908)Info
Diaperasticus erythrocephalus (Olivier, 1791)Info
Diaperasticus sansibaricus (Karsch, 1886)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Echinosoma concolor (Borelli, 1907)Info
Echinosoma fuscum (Borelli, 1907)Info
Echinosoma wahlbergi -> Echinosoma fuscumInfo
Esphalmenus capensis (Brindle, 1967)Info
Esphalmenus ecarinatus (Brindle, 1973)Info
Euborellia annulipes (Lucas, 1847)Ringlegged earwigInfo
Euborellia antoni (Dohrn, 1864)Info
Euborellia flava (Steinmann, 1981)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Forcipula gariazzi -> Forcipula tanganyikaeInfo
Forcipula tanganyikae (Hincks, 1957)Info
Forficula auricularia (Carolus Linnaeus/linaeus, 1758)European EarwigSite
Forficula coloniae (Burr, 1911)Info
Forficula lucasi (Dohrn, 1865)Info
Forficula picta (Kirby, 1891)Info
Forficula senegalensis (Audinetserville, 1839)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Guanchia rugosula (Hincks, 1957)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemimerus deceptus (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
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nala intermedia (Menozzi, 1937)Info
Nala lividipes (Dufour, 1820)Black Field EarwigInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paralabella curvicauda (Motschulsky, 1863)Info
Paralabella rehni (Hebard, 1917)Info
Proforficula peringueyi (Burr, 1903)Info
Proforficula promontori (Burr, 1911)Info
Proforficula purcelli (Burr, 1911)Info
Proforficula stuckenbergi (Brindle, 1973)Info
Species with SBack  Top
Spirolabia pilicornis (Motschulsky, 1863)Info
Spongovostox marginalis (Thunberger, 1827)Info
Spongovostox quadrimaculatus (Stal, 1855)Info
Syntonus africanus (Brindle, 1973)Info
58 Species in Dermaptera for Southern Africa 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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