Maritime Earwig

Anisolabis maritima

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Anisolabis maritima, commonly known as the maritime earwig or the seaside earwig, is a species of earwig in the family Anisolabididae. Similar to the Seashore earwig, this species can be found near the shore line, and is cosmopolitan. It can be found in almost all ecozones. Scientists believe that these earwigs originally came from Asia. Since then, however, they have been introduced to North America, and have now spread around the world due to international commerce.

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  1. (c) Jason Michael Crockwell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/2776655
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anisolabis_maritima

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