TITLE

Earwig

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Earwig, a brown beetlelike insect with a pair of pincers at the tip of its abdomen. The use of the pincers is not known. The name, meaning "ear insect,� comes from the mistaken belief that the insect creeps into the ears of sleeping persons.
ACCESSION #
37310020

 

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