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Photo © Sophie Sheldon, all rights reserved
3535 midway drive santa rosa (Google, OSM)
38.450168, -122.6767
Accuracy: 190m
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Description

Dark brown body with pincher on the end. About 1/2-1 inch long.

Apr. 18, 2012 15:46:19 -0700
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Maritime earwig - Photo (c) Susannah Anderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
sheldonsophie1's ID: Maritime earwig (Anisolabis maritima)
Posted by sheldonsophie1 about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Maritime earwig - Photo (c) Susannah Anderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
saintlouisniambi1's ID: Maritime earwig (Anisolabis maritima)
Posted by saintlouisniambi1 almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Your earwig has wings ruling out Anisolabis maritima, which is a wingless species. I think yours is probably an immature European Earwig (Forficula auricularia), compare with:

http://bugguide.net/node/view/192804

It might safest to back it out to Order (Dermaptera), if you're not convinced.

Posted by cyric almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Earwigs - Photo (c) Wes, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
cyric's ID: Earwigs (Order Dermaptera)
Posted by cyric almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Earwigs - Photo (c) Wes, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
biosam's ID: Earwigs (Order Dermaptera)
Posted by biosam over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Maritime earwig - Photo (c) Susannah Anderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
sheldonsophie1's ID: Maritime earwig (Anisolabis maritima)
Earwigs - Photo (c) Wes, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Community ID: Earwigs (Order Dermaptera)
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cyric biosam 2 people agree
Maritime earwig - Photo (c) Susannah Anderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
saintlouisniambi1's ID: Maritime earwig (Anisolabis maritima)
sheldonsophie1 would like some help identifying this

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