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North American Earwigs

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/20/2014

There are few who can actually appreciate the contributions of the fearsome-looking Earwig.


There are a total of 3 North American Earwigs in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.

European Earwig
Contrary to popular belief, earwigs do not typically crawl into human ears to make nests or lay eggs. They also do not bite ...
Maritime Earwig
The habitat of the Maritime Earwig is uncommon for most insects. The close proximity to bays and the coast would be risky co...
Ring-Legged Earwig
The Ring-Legged Earwig is a commonly seen insect throughout North America and gets it creepy name from the false idea that th...
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