Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Hexapoda > Class Insecta > Subclass Pterygota > Order Dermaptera > Family Forficulidae > Subfamily Forficulinae > Genus Forficula

Forficula auricularia Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ForficulaLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Species group names

Forficula bipunctata Petanga, 1789 subjective synonym
Forficula borealis Leach, 1835 subjective synonym
Forficula caucasica Kolenati, 1846 subjective synonym
Forficula dentata Fabricius, 1775 subjective synonym
Forficula forcipata Stephens, 1835 subjective synonym
Forficula infumata Megerla, 1825 subjective synonym
Forficula major de Geer, 1773 subjective synonym
Forficula media Marsham, 1802 subjective synonym
Forficula neglecta Marsham, 1802 subjective synonym
Forficula parallela Fabricius, 1775 subjective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: gërshërëza e veshit; kabishti i veshit; lugveshëza; veshëza sources: DHORA, DH. 2008: Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Danish: Almindelig ørentvist sources: danish PESI focal point
 Dutch: Gewone oorworm sources: Dutch Species Register
 English-United States: Common Earwig sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Gemeiner Ohrwurm sources: Germany PESI focal point
 Greek: Ψαλίδα sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: paprastoji auslinda sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Russian: щипалка sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: navadna strigalica sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Swedish: vanlig tvestjärt
 Turkish: Kulağakaçan sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Вуховертка звичайна



External Links



Dr. Fabian Haas. Forficula auricularia Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=347896




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