A piece of bark, quickly pulled off, discovered a quantity of those insects commonly called earwigs.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
Earwigs were also remarked.
"Fibble, D. D." by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
I got down and danced about all night, and she thought I was earwigs.
"Soap-Bubble Stories" by Fanny Barry
I wonder what the cause of earwigs is.
"Daisy's Aunt" by E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
He was more like an earwig.
"Olive in Italy" by Moray Dalton
There was a man waiting us in Prestongrange's study, whom I distasted at the first look, as we distaste a ferret or an earwig.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 11 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Mushrooms will wait, but the sooner you catch beetles, and earwigs, and ants, and grubs, the better.
"Bear Brownie" by H. P. Robinson
Earwigs and slugs must be trapped and destroyed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
I don't believe even earwigs would care for it.
"Rossmoyne" by Unknown
He's caught slugs upon slugs, worms upon worms, earwigs upon earwigs.
"A Christmas Child" by Mrs. Molesworth
Two other factoids of interest about earwigs : Female earwigs show an instinct very rare in insects.
I have yet to meet anyone who likes earwigs .
Technically speaking, earwigs are pretty ugly.
If you dislike earwigs and notice one, it will at first seem much larger.
Score 1 for earwig 's odd claw.
Small male earwigs with severely curved right claws have an advantage in fighting.
How do the earwig 's pincerlike appendages help it.
The earwig 's other notable defense is emitting a foul-smelling brown liquid.
Similarly, entomologists say, earwigs do not crawl into the ears of people except by accident and are certainly not able to penetrate the brain, as was once believed.
We handle ants, roaches, silverfish, earwigs, spiders, termites and other unwanted "guests".
Also, what does slug damage look like?— TO, N.Y. Earwigs and caterpillars also chew such holes, so look for silvery, slimy trails on the ground to confirm the culprit was a slug .
HOUSE WRENS are feisty critters, very territorial and dedicated to protecting their nest and the associated habitats where they eat insects and spiders, including beetles, caterpillars, earwigs, flies, leafhoppers and springtails.