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Distribution path and Subregions of West Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa
Subregions: Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal
Taxonomy for Dermaptera (Earwigs) in West Africa
Class
West Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 483 families, 7167 genera, 27214 species
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Subclass
West Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 477 families, 7152 genera, 27179 species
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Infraclass
West Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 458 families, 7034 genera, 26753 species
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Superorder
West Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 54 families, 603 genera, 1604 species
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Order
West Africa
Dermaptera (De Geer, 1773) (Earwigs) - Systematics
 11 families, 18 genera, 31 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
West Africa
    Neodermaptera (Engel, 2003)
     11 families, 18 genera, 31 species

Family overview for Dermaptera (Earwigs) in West Africa
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 Species
Apachyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 1 Species
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 1 Species
Chelisochidae (Burr, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBlack earwigs
Diplatyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 3 Species
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 Species
Hemimeridae (Sharp, 1895) - 3 Species
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 8 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 4 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 Species
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 3 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
11 Families with 31 Species in West Africa


Species overview - Checklist for Dermaptera in West Africa
Anisolabis maritima (Bonelli, 1832)Maritime EarwigInfo
Anisolabis pluto (Rehn, 1905)Info
Apachyus depressus (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Diaperasticus erythrocephalus (Olivier, 1791)Info
Diplatys fella (Burr, 1911)Info
Diplatys macrocephalus (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Echinosoma fuscum (Borelli, 1907)Info
Echinosoma occidentale (De Bormans, 1893)Info
Euborellia cincticollis (Gerstaecker, 1883)African EarwigInfo
Euenkrates variegatum (Kirby, 1891)Info
Forcipula congo (Burr, 1900)Info
Forcipula gariazzi -> Forcipula tanganyikaeInfo
Forcipula tanganyikae (Hincks, 1957)Info
Forficula senegalensis (Audinetserville, 1839)Info
Hemimerus deceptus (Rehn & Rehn, 1936)Info
Hemimerus talpoides -> Hemimerus deceptusInfo
Hemimerus vicinus (Rehn & Rehn, 1936)Info
Hypurgus poecilocerus (Borg, 1904)Info
Labia minor -> Paralabella rehniSmall earwigInfo
Labidura japonica (De Haan, 1842)Info
Labidura riparia -> Labidura japonicaRiparian earwigInfo
Lobodiplatys lamottei (Hincks, 1954)Info
Nala caprea (Menozzi, 1929)Info
Nala figinii (Burr, 1908)Info
Nala lividipes (Dufour, 1820)Black Field EarwigInfo
Paralabella curvicauda (Motschulsky, 1863)Info
Paralabella rehni (Hebard, 1917)Info
Spirolabia pilicornis (Motschulsky, 1863)Info
Spongovostox assiniensis (De Bormans, 1893)Info
Spongovostox cornutus (Brindle, 1973)Info
Spongovostox gestroi (Burr, 1909)Info
31 Species in Dermaptera for West Africa listed
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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