Observations in the Species: Forficula auricularia

Common Name: Common Earwig or Earwig

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Common Earwig

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Location: Devilla Forest
Observed: 14th April 2017
Added: 14th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Found under a boulder

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Male Earwig

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Location: Project Mayfield
Observed: 2nd April 2017
Added: 9th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Female Earwig.

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Location: Project Mayfield
Observed: 8th April 2017
Added: 9th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Earwig

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Location: Holway Copse
Observed: 11th March 2017
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Earwig

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Location: Wooded field
Observed: 5th October 2016
Added: 5th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Found on an oak tree in a wooded field

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Earwig

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Location: Banham Zoo
Observed: 10th September 2016
Added: 10th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Earwig

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Location: Alsager
Observed: 24th July 2016
Added: 27th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Insect encountered while collecting Aquilegia vulgaris seed.

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Earwig.

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Location: Foxberry Wood
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 30th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

An earwig beside a path through woods.

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Earwig.

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Location: Crofton Wood
Observed: 13th May 2016
Added: 26th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

An earwig investigating a buttercup.

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Earwigs

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Location: Kincardine
Observed: 9th May 2016
Added: 10th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Three earwigs found under a stone.

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Earwig

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Location: Fifehead Wood
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 8th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Common Earwig Instar - Forficula auricularia

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Location: Lincoln
Observed: 14th April 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Common Earwig

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Location: Lincoln
Observed: 10th April 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Common Earwig

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Location: Lincoln
Observed: 8th April 2016
Added: 9th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Forficula auricularia - male, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

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Location: Tunstall Hills, Sunderland
Observed: 28th February 2016
Added: 1st March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

Common earwig observed underneath rock near main calcareous grassland area of Rocky Hill. This individual was approximately 15mm length; five-pence coin reference. This is a male given curved cerci – additional info added to Comments section.

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Earwig Mother

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Location: Windmill Hill
Observed: 19th January 2016
Added: 19th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Common Earwig (Forficula auricularia)

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Location: 30 St Ronan's Drive, Peterculter, Aberdeen
Observed: 14th June 2013
Added: 30th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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An Earwig

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Location: Sussex
Observed: 27th October 2015
Added: 27th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Found on nettles, quite inactive but alive

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Earwig

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Location: River Taff, S Wales
Observed: 18th October 2015
Added: 18th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Haven't seen one of these for quite some time; obviously not looking hard enough

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Earwig

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Location: Trill Bridge, Gillingham
Observed: 30th September 2015
Added: 1st October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Insect looking over the edge of an ivy leaf

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Location: by Stockway North Nature Reserve, Nailsea
Observed: 29th September 2015
Added: 30th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Earwig

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Location: Ward River Valley Park, Swords, Dublin, Ireland
Observed: 19th September 2015
Added: 19th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Male earwig

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Earwig

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Location: Africa Alive
Observed: 13th September 2015
Added: 14th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Earwig (possibly a common earwig) found in our office!

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Earwig - male

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Location: Woodley
Observed: 30th August 2015
Added: 31st August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Earwig?

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Location: Holymoorside, Chesterfield, England
Observed: 20th August 2015
Added: 20th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Earwig - o

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Location: Warleigh Point, Nr Tamerton Foliot, Devon
Observed: 20th August 2015
Added: 20th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

I don't know much about earwigs. Is this an ordinary one, or something else?

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Juvenile? Earwig

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Location: Domewood, Felbridge
Observed: 7th August 2015
Added: 9th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Beaten from Hazel. Juvenile?

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Invertebrate ID Please! :) - possibly an earwig larva?

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Location: Domewood, Felbridge
Observed: 7th August 2015
Added: 7th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Maybe an earwig larva? Beaten from Oak.

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earwig

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Location: Lewiston school
Observed: 2nd August 2015
Added: 2nd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Common Earwig - Forficula auricularia

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Location: Backies
Observed: 31st July 2015
Added: 1st August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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