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. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT—No. a 1. 137 two genera may be seen at the inner borders of the eyes, which in Platamodes are nearly parallel, while in Periplaneta they approach one another anteriorly. I have only seen males." Platamodes unicolor. Scuclder. " Wings and wing covers, uniform pale, shining reddish brown ; head and prothoracic shield nearly the same, but slightly darker, particularly in the middle of the latter; abdomen a little darker above, especially on the borders; cerci dark brown; legs, especially the tibiae, darker than the body; ey

. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT—No. a 1. 137 two genera may be seen at the inner borders of the eyes, which in Platamodes are nearly parallel, while in Periplaneta they approach one another anteriorly. I have only seen males." Platamodes unicolor. Scuclder. " Wings and wing covers, uniform pale, shining reddish brown ; head and prothoracic shield nearly the same, but slightly darker, particularly in the middle of the latter; abdomen a little darker above, especially on the borders; cerci dark brown; legs, especially the tibiae, darker than the body; ey Stock Photo
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. Annual report. Agricultural education. 1888.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT—No. a 1. 137 two genera may be seen at the inner borders of the eyes, which in Platamodes are nearly parallel, while in Periplaneta they approach one another anteriorly. I have only seen males." Platamodes unicolor. Scuclder. " Wings and wing covers, uniform pale, shining reddish brown ; head and prothoracic shield nearly the same, but slightly darker, particularly in the middle of the latter; abdomen a little darker above, especially on the borders; cerci dark brown; legs, especially the tibiae, darker than the body; eyes black ; antennas and palpi brown; antennae reaching backward to tip of wing covers. Length of body, .25 inch; length to tip of wings, .35." Family FORFICULID^. Stephens (1829). Earwigs. (Fig. 22.) Dr. Packard has followed Leach and some others in separating the earwigs from the Orthoptera, and has established the Order Dermatoptera for their reception. We have but a single species in New England, common also in Europe, and Fig. 22. placed in the genus Labia. Earwi^- Forficu1"- Genus Labia. Leach (1817). Body small and convex ; head moderately large ; antennae com- posed of from ten to fifteen joints. Pronotum somewhat smaller than the head; wing covers always present, though the wings are sometimes wanting. Abdomen somewhat widened in the middle, the last segment much larger than the others, and armed with a pair of forceps separated at the base in the males, but not separated in the females. Legs comparatively short; the first joint of the tarsi as long as the other two, and the second is the shortest. Labia minor. Linneus. The Little Earwig. Length of body, including forceps, one-fourth of an inch. Head and sides of abdomen nearly black. Mouth parts, antennae, thorax, wing covers, exposed portion of the wings, and the middle of the upper side of the abdomen, yellowish brown ; the last seg- ment of the abdomen and the forceps reddish brown. Legs and. Please note

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