Dermaptera


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

Dermaptera

[dər′map·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of small or medium-sized, slender insects having incomplete metamorphosis, chewing mouthparts, short forewings, andcerci.
References in periodicals archive ?
1997 1998 1999 Effectif % Effectif % Effectif % Blattoptera 4 0,03 2 0,01 8 0,04 Beetles 2 919 20,93 2 615 15,92 5 770 28,06 Dermaptera 3 0,02 1 0,01 5 0,02 Diptera 76 0,54 24 0,15 46 0,22 Hemiptera 64 0,46 74 0,45 151 0,73 Homoptera 4 0,03 4 0,02 18 0,09 Hymenoptera 7 108 50,97 12 406 75,50 12 452 60,56 Homoptera 3 597 25,79 1 183 7,20 1 659 8,07 Lepidoptera 3 0,02 10 0,06 9 0,04 Neuropathies 1 0,01 2 0,01 2 0,01 Orthoptera 167 1,20 110 0,67 100 0,49 Total 13 946 100 16 432 100 20 220 100 Table 6: Proportion of different ant species and other hymenoptera in the desert hedgehog regime in the Mergueb nature reserve.
Order Dictyoptera, Thysanura, Dermaptera and Embioptera were the orders with least number of species which are either wingless or possess wings but are not actively flying insects.
From the entire population dynamic structure, order Pulmonata, Hymenoptera, Coleoptera, Isopoda and Dermaptera were the most abundant.
Dermaptera (Insecta) associados a aviarios industriais no Estado de Sao Paulo e sua importancia como agentes de controle biologicos de pragas avicolas.
Dermaptera (earwigs) Earwig Adult Dark brown to black, narrow long body with conspicuous pincers on rear.
Additional tests showed that the Coleoptera, Dermaptera, Dictyoptera, Geophilomorpha, Hymenoptera, Juliformia, Lepidoptera, and Polydesmida had distributions in compound space significantly different from the mass of the data.
Mean Taxon percentage difference n Range Dermaptera 2687 1 -- Opiliones 1248 1 -- Heteroptera 593 1 -- Neuroptera 450 1 -- Lepidoptera 398 4 43-1200 Psocoptera 393 2 207-578 Coleoptera 254 2 76-432 Blattodea 201 2 98-304 Homoptera 195 2 103-287 Araneae 194 4 92-390 Hymenoptera 106 2 79-133 Diptera 58 1 --
Earwigs have the scientific name dermaptera while Jenny Long Legs (or Daddy Long Legs in England) is the colloquial name for the crane fly or tipulidae.
We have discussed portions of our survey in earlier papers [Ephemeroptera and Odonata (Lago and Testa, 1987); Embiidina, Dermaptera, Isoptera and Orthoptera (Lago et al.
First list of the Dermaptera and Orthoptera of Plummers Island, Maryland, and vicinity.
Coleoptera and Diptera, including their larvae, generally increased over time, as did predatory taxa in Araneae, Dermaptera, Formicidae, and Isotera.
The insects identified during the present study belong to 7 orders, those of Orthoptera, Dermaptera, Heteroptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera and Diptera (Fig.