What Do Earwigs Look Like?

By Mike Quinn

Earwigs are dark, elongated, semi-flattened insects that can range from 6 to 35 millimeters in length. Learn about the pincers on the rear end of an earwig's abdomen with information from an entomologist in this free video on insects and bugs.

About the Author

Mike Quinn has a Master of Science degree in entomology from Texas A&M University. Quinn was the invertebrate biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife for eight years, where he took the lead on most insect issues.