Brown Native Earwig
Black Bush Earwig
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Family:||Striped Earwig (Labiduridae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Black Bush Earwig (Nala lividipes)|
|This Photo:||Male, dorsal|
Thank you David Muirhead & Konstantinos Kalaentzis for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Both male & female were measured at ~11mm long, excluding ~2.5mm pincers.
The genders can be separated as the male pincers are much further apart than the female.
We have found 4 specimens, 2 male & 2 female, in Oct, Dec & Feb.