Dermaptera


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Related to Dermaptera: Plecoptera, Hemiptera, Isoptera, Dermoptera, Diptera, Thysanoptera
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Noun1.Dermaptera - earwigs and a few related forms
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
earwig - 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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Organisms were classified into functional groups based on ecological processes that involve soil fauna: soil engineers = ants, earthworms, Isoptera; detritivores = Dermaptera, Diplopoda, Coleoptera, Blattodea, Isopoda, Acari, Diptera; herbivores = Hemiptera, Orthoptera, Lepidoptera larvae, Mollusca, Phasmatodea; and predators = Araneae, Chilopoda, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpionida, Mantodea.
Other" includes the following orders: Blattodea, Dermaptera, Neuroptera, Orthoptera, Trichoptera and Strepsiptera Order Hg Na Hg_F Na_F T Diptera 25 [+ or 16.
As a mark of the respect in which he was held by his peers, over 100 species and five genera of Diptera were named in his honour (2), together with taxa in at least 11 other insect orders (Coleoptera, Dermaptera, Heteroptera, Hymenoptera, fossil Grylloblattida, Lepidoptera, Neuroptera, Odonata, Plecoptera, Psocoptera, Strepsiptera) and four other classes of invertebrates (Malacostraca, Oligochaeta, fossil Ophiuroidea, Tardigrada) (M.
grammicus for both populations was composed of Araneae, Insecta (Coleoptera, Dermaptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, and Orthoptera), Mollusca (gastropods), and Reptilia (Sauria; Table 1).
Os insetos pertencentes a ordem Dermaptera, ainda nao sao bem conhecidos e as informacoes existentes na literatura, os caracterizam como organismos com boa capacidade predatoria.
COMMON NAME ORDER DESCRIPTION Spiders Araneae Eight legs, no wings Beetles Coleoptera Hard elytra Springtails Collembola Minute & wingless Earwigs Dermaptera "Pincer"-like cerci Flies, gnats, Diptera Only order with two wings mosquitoes Leafhoppers, Hemiptera Wings half hard, half planthoppers membranous Aphids Homoptera Small, with cornicles Wasps (many small Hymenoptera Usually with a constricted parasitoids), "waist" bees, ants Moths, Lepidoptera Scale-covered wings butterflies Lacewings Neuroptera Clear, vein-filled wings Harvestmen Opiliones Like spiders, often called "daddy longlegs" Crickets, Orthoptera Long hind legs for jumping grasshoppers, katydids