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                  CLASSIFICATION OF DERMAPTERA

 

Families in Green color                                          Dermaptera Details

 

Insecta:  Paurometabola

  DERMAPTERA

    Suborder:  Archidermaptera

      Protodiplatyidae

    Suborder:  Arixeniina

      Arixeniidae

    Suborder:  Forficulina

      Anisolabididae

      Apachyidae

      Carcinophoridae

    Chelisochidae

    Diplatyidae

    Forficulidae (common European)

    Karschiellidae

    Labiduridae (striped earwigs)

    Labiidae

    Pygidicranidae

    Spongiphoridae (little earwgs)

  Suborder:  Hemimerina

    Hemimeridae

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References      Citations

 

Details of Insect Taxonomic Groups

 

          Examples of beneficial species occur in almost every insect order, and considerable information on morphology and habits has been assembled.  Therefore, the principal groups of insect parasitoids and predators provide details that refer to the entire class Insecta.  These details are available at <taxnames.htm>.