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Earwig=-albino

Observed: 16th September 2012 By: Roger GilbertRoger Gilbert’s reputation in InvertebratesRoger Gilbert’s reputation in InvertebratesRoger Gilbert’s reputation in InvertebratesRoger Gilbert’s reputation in Invertebrates
earwig=-albino
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I doubt that this is an

I doubt that this is an albino. Earwigs (like many other arthropods) are very pale immediately after moulting. It is not uncommon to find white earwigs, but if you keep them for an hour or two the cuticle darkens to the normal appearance.

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