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Forficula auricularia

European Earwig at Flynn, ACT

Forficula auricularia at Flynn, ACT - 17 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Forficula auricularia 19 Sep 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Forficula auricularia 18 Sep 2021 RogerF
Unidentified 18 Sep 2021 Christine

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Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Flynn, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Christine Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Flynn, ACT - 23 Apr 2022 by Christine Chloroclystis insigillata (Chloroclystis insigillata) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by Christine Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by Christine Eurymeloides minuta (Gumtree leafhopper) at Flynn, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Christine Siphanta sp. (genus) (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by Christine Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by Christine Leptocneria reducta (White cedar moth) at Flynn, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by Christine Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 1 Apr 2022 by Christine Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 1 Apr 2022 by Christine Palaeosia (genus) at Flynn, ACT - 31 Mar 2022 by Christine Platystomatidae sp. (Family) (Unidentified signal fly) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Mar 2022 by Christine Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Mar 2022 by Christine Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Flynn, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by Christine Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by Christine Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by Christine Eurymeloides lineata (Lined gumtree hopper) at Flynn, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by Christine Caliroa cerasi (Pear and cherry slug) at Flynn, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by Christine Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Flynn, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by Christine Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (A Sedge Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by Christine Mallada traviatus (Goldeneye Lacewing) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Feb 2022 by Christine Mythimna (Pseudaletia) convecta (Common Armyworm) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Flynn, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Christine Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by Christine Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by Christine Eucalyptus globulus (Southern Blue-gum) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Christine Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Flynn, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by Christine Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Flynn, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Christine Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider) at Flynn, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Christine Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Christine Psychidae (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Christine Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Christine Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by Christine Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Flynn, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by Christine Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Flynn, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by Christine Merocroca automima (Chezala group) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by Christine Acropolitis (genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by Christine Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth at Flynn, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by Christine Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Oct 2021 by Christine Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Flynn, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by Christine Conoderus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by Christine Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by Christine Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by Christine Naupactus cervinus (Fuller's rose weevil) at Flynn, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by Christine Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Flynn, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Christine Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Christine Sylvicola dubius (Wood-gnat) at Flynn, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by Christine Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by Christine Oecobius navus (Midget house spider) at Flynn, ACT - 3 Jul 2021 by Christine Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Flynn, ACT - 30 Jun 2021 by Christine Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Flynn, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by Christine Ichneumon promissorius (Banded caterpillar parasite wasp) at Flynn, ACT - 9 Jun 2021 by Christine Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Flynn, ACT - 2 Jun 2021 by Christine Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Flynn, ACT - 29 May 2021 by Christine Thrincophora impletana (a Tortrix moth) at Flynn, ACT - 27 May 2021 by Christine Venatrix pseudospeciosa (Wolf spider) at Flynn, ACT - 21 May 2021 by Christine Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Flynn, ACT - 14 May 2021 by Christine Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Flynn, ACT - 9 May 2021 by Christine Ommatoiulus moreleti (Portuguese Millipede) at Flynn, ACT - 9 May 2021 by Christine Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Flynn, ACT - 8 May 2021 by Christine Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Flynn, ACT - 4 May 2021 by Christine Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Flynn, ACT - 4 May 2021 by Christine Ectomocoris patricius (Ground assassin bug) at Flynn, ACT - 4 May 2021 by Christine Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by Christine Platycoris rotundatus (A shield bug) at Flynn, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Forficula auricularia (European Earwig) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine Stenosmylus sp. (genus) (An osmylid lacewing) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine Idaea inversata (Idaea inversata) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine Mnesampela privata (Autumn Gum Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Christine Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Flynn, ACT - 22 Mar 2021 by Christine Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Flynn, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by Christine Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Flynn, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Christine Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by Christine Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Christine Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (A Sedge Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Christine Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by Christine Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by Christine Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Flynn, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by Christine Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Flynn, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by Coggo Eurymeloides adspersa (Gumtree hopper) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Christine Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Flynn, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by Christine Rhinodia rostraria (Necklace Geometrid) at Flynn, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by Christine Unplaced externaria (Mahogany Bark Moth (formerly Hypomecis externaria)) at Flynn, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by Christine Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 4 Feb 2021 by Christine Eurymeloides punctata (Gumtree hopper) at Flynn, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by Christine Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Flynn, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Christine Smicrocotis sp. (genus) (A leafhopper) at Flynn, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Christine Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Flynn, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by Christine Endrosis sarcitrella (Whiteshouldered House Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Jan 2021 by Christine Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Christine Chalcopteroides cupripennis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Christine Yoyetta celis (Silver Princess Cicada) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Christine Anthela ocellata (Eyespot Anthelid moth) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Noctuidae sp. unclassified IMMATURE moth (Immature Noctuidae Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Limacus flavus (Yellow Cellar Slug) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Christine
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Flynn, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Christine
Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Flynn, ACT - 23 Apr 2022 by Christine
Chloroclystis insigillata (Chloroclystis insigillata) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by Christine
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by Christine
Eurymeloides minuta (Gumtree leafhopper) at Flynn, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Christine
Siphanta sp. (genus) (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by Christine
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by Christine
Leptocneria reducta (White cedar moth) at Flynn, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by Christine
Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 1 Apr 2022 by Christine
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 1 Apr 2022 by Christine
Palaeosia (genus) at Flynn, ACT - 31 Mar 2022 by Christine
Platystomatidae sp. (Family) (Unidentified signal fly) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Mar 2022 by Christine
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Mar 2022 by Christine
Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Flynn, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by Christine
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by Christine
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by Christine
Eurymeloides lineata (Lined gumtree hopper) at Flynn, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by Christine
Caliroa cerasi (Pear and cherry slug) at Flynn, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by Christine
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Flynn, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by Christine
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (A Sedge Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by Christine
Mallada traviatus (Goldeneye Lacewing) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Feb 2022 by Christine
Mythimna (Pseudaletia) convecta (Common Armyworm) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Flynn, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Christine
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by Christine
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Flynn, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by Christine
Eucalyptus globulus (Southern Blue-gum) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Christine
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Flynn, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by Christine
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Flynn, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Christine
Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider) at Flynn, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Christine
Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Christine
Psychidae (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Christine
Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Christine
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by Christine
Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Flynn, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by Christine
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Flynn, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by Christine
Merocroca automima (Chezala group) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by Christine
Acropolitis (genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by Christine
Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth at Flynn, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by Christine
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Oct 2021 by Christine
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Flynn, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by Christine
Conoderus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by Christine
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by Christine
Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by Christine
Naupactus cervinus (Fuller's rose weevil) at Flynn, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by Christine
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Flynn, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Christine
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Christine
Sylvicola dubius (Wood-gnat) at Flynn, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by Christine
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by Christine
Oecobius navus (Midget house spider) at Flynn, ACT - 3 Jul 2021 by Christine
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Flynn, ACT - 30 Jun 2021 by Christine
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Flynn, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by Christine
Ichneumon promissorius (Banded caterpillar parasite wasp) at Flynn, ACT - 9 Jun 2021 by Christine
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Flynn, ACT - 2 Jun 2021 by Christine
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Flynn, ACT - 29 May 2021 by Christine
Thrincophora impletana (a Tortrix moth) at Flynn, ACT - 27 May 2021 by Christine
Venatrix pseudospeciosa (Wolf spider) at Flynn, ACT - 21 May 2021 by Christine
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Flynn, ACT - 14 May 2021 by Christine
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Flynn, ACT - 9 May 2021 by Christine
Ommatoiulus moreleti (Portuguese Millipede) at Flynn, ACT - 9 May 2021 by Christine
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Flynn, ACT - 8 May 2021 by Christine
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Flynn, ACT - 4 May 2021 by Christine
Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Flynn, ACT - 4 May 2021 by Christine
Ectomocoris patricius (Ground assassin bug) at Flynn, ACT - 4 May 2021 by Christine
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by Christine
Platycoris rotundatus (A shield bug) at Flynn, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Forficula auricularia (European Earwig) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine
Stenosmylus sp. (genus) (An osmylid lacewing) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine
Idaea inversata (Idaea inversata) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Christine
Mnesampela privata (Autumn Gum Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Christine
Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Flynn, ACT - 22 Mar 2021 by Christine
Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Flynn, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by Christine
Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Flynn, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Christine
Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by Christine
Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Christine
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (A Sedge Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Christine
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by Christine
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Flynn, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by Christine
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Flynn, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by Christine
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Flynn, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by Coggo
Eurymeloides adspersa (Gumtree hopper) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Christine
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Flynn, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by Christine
Rhinodia rostraria (Necklace Geometrid) at Flynn, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by Christine
Unplaced externaria (Mahogany Bark Moth (formerly Hypomecis externaria)) at Flynn, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by Christine
Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Flynn, ACT - 4 Feb 2021 by Christine
Eurymeloides punctata (Gumtree hopper) at Flynn, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by Christine
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Flynn, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Christine
Smicrocotis sp. (genus) (A leafhopper) at Flynn, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Christine
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Flynn, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by Christine
Endrosis sarcitrella (Whiteshouldered House Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 16 Jan 2021 by Christine
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Christine
Chalcopteroides cupripennis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Christine
Yoyetta celis (Silver Princess Cicada) at Flynn, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Christine
Anthela ocellata (Eyespot Anthelid moth) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Noctuidae sp. unclassified IMMATURE moth (Immature Noctuidae Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Limacus flavus (Yellow Cellar Slug) at Flynn, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Flynn, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Christine

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 17 Sep 2021 03:35 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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