Dermaptera

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Dermaptera

the order of insects that contains the earwigs.
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All Dermapterans show a typical reproductive maternal behavior, in which the eggs are laid in a burrow, and are then cared for by the female.
Vancassel, "Plasticity and adaptive radiation of dermapteran parental behavior: results and perspectives," Advances in the Study of Behavior 14 (1984), pp.
Hexamermis albicans, a parasite of orthopterans, dermapterans, coleopterans, dipterans, hymenopterans and lepidopterans, is separated by the arrangement of the genital papillae: 4-8 preanal and 5-9 postanal.