DR. JOHN BRACKENBURY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR. JOHN BRACKENBURY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Common earwig. Male common earwig (Forficula auricularia) on a plant stem. The common, or European, earwig is a common household insect. Males are easily distinguishable from females as they have larger and more curved tail pincers. Photographed in the UK, in July.
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