Maine Biota Project
Earwigs of Maine
(Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Arthropoda, Class Hexapoda, Order Dermaptera)

Below is a working list of Maine’s Earwigs.
Family Genus Species Authority Common Name Source (full citation given below this table)
Forficulidae Forficula auricularia L. European earwig

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(updated 24 July 2020)