Welcome to the Order Dermaptera page, also known as earwigs!
Information about Dermaptera in general:
- May be winged or wingless, but all have anal forceps.
- Lergely nocturnal & hide during the day.
- Feed mainly on decaying vegetable matter.
- Some have a gland that produces a foul smelling fluid for protection.
- THEY DO NOT BURROW IN YOUR EAR!
Dermaptera identified and listed in alphabetical order by family name.