Earwig

By ferti-lome ® Posted: 2/16/2010 Comments (0)


Earwigs

Earwigs are dark, reddish-brown insects which are easily identified by the pincer-like projections on the tip of the abdomen, called forceps. Both males and females have forceps. The most common species in Illinois, the European earwig, is 5/8 of an inch long.

Source:  University of Illinois

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