earwig


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any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen

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Molecular and reproductive characterization of sibling species in the European earwig (Forficula auricularia).
There were no significant differences found by the earwig parasitoids (Fig.
Despite their attempts to keep appearances, Earwig stumbles upon the clues he needs to discover the truth.
In one of several experiments in their study of forceps (cerci) size and symmetry in earwigs (Forficula auricularia) Radesater and Halldorsdottir (1993) placed "two male earwigs (matched for size and cerci length but one with symmetrical, one with asymmetrical cerci) .
The European earwig is split into two groups differing at the molecular level and in their reproductive life history.
Marc Forster (the film's director) had the idea that I'd be fitted for this earwig, and Emma would pre-record all of her narration so that I could actually have that on the day that I was acting in the scenes,'' Ferrell explains.
Sitting in an out-of-the-way football ground, trying not to earwig as a mobile-friendly youngster conveyed the score to his mother, recently provided a jolting reminder of how rapidly the world of communications is galloping along.
Earwig baits are also available, but manycontain fish oil as an attractant.
BUSH: They found an earwig, and they actually identified the earwig.
Not sure the earwig on the bottom of the badge looks very good though Steve Williams Tan has given you what you wanted and fans are still moaning.
Earwig and the Witch by Diana Wynne Jones, pounds 6.
1 Earwigs in your dahlias and chrysanthemums - as these spectacular late summer flowers get into their best flowering period, you can bet your bottom dollar that the local earwig populations will be enjoying the flowers as well.
At the next fathers 'and sons' camp-out we're going to set out folded newspapers all around the outside of the tents - and possibly we will have won the battle of the invading earwig.
Hunker down for the night at The Happy Earwig Motel:
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Cheetah 9 Aping 10 Pushy 11 Retrace 12 Ran 13 Specials 16 Cleanser 17 Nib 19 Earache 21 Oasis 22 Maple 23 Tombola DOWN: 1 Sceptre 2 Personal 3 Stay 4 Earthier 5 Tina 6 Egret 8 Hornet's nest 13 Searcher 14 Long shot 15 Abysmal 18 Germs 20 Ropy 21 Ohms QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Plaster cast 8 Duo 9 Not 1 Amateur 12 Dough 13 Nan 14 Bay 15 Visited 17 Err 19 Ogle 21 Over 23 Area 25 Mate 27 See 29 Take off 31 Sue 34 Rip 36 Ended 37 Precede 38 Rig 39 All 40 Temperature DOWN: 1 Puma 2 Loan 3 Sterile 4 Earwig 5 Cadge 6 Snub 7 Toga 8 Dance 10 Thyme 16 Doe 18 Rot 20 Gas 22 Vet 24 Reflect 25 Miser 26 Pepper 28 Expel 30 Add up 32 Unit 33 Edge 34 Rear 35 Idle