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Common Earwig Forficula auricularia
 
Identification: The commonest species by far. Has wings. Beware early instar Common Earwig when trying to identify other species.
Information: Distribution: all of the British Isles.
Similar species: Other earwigs: Lesne's Earwig is 2/3 the size and has a barrel shaped body and no wings, Lesser Earwig is very small.