Anisolabididae is a family of earwigs, in the suborder Forficulina and the order Dermaptera. It is one of nine families in the suborder Forficulina, and contains thirty-eight genera spread across thirteen subfamilies.

Subfamilies[edit source | edit]

Anisolabidinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Anisolabidinae contains twenty-five genera, cited by both Srivastava[1] and Chen & Ma.[2] Steinmann[3] in 1986, 1989, 1990, and 1993 classified the genera under the subfamilies Carcinophorinae and Gonolabiinae, which are synonyms of Anisolabidinae.[9] Other synonyms include Placolabidinae and Titanolabiinae. The genera in this subfamily are Aborolabis, Anisolabella, Anisolabis, Apolabis, Capralabis, Carcinophora, Epilabis, Epilandex, Euborellia, Flexiolabis, Foramenolabis, Gonolabis, Mongolabis, Placolabis, Gonolabina, Gonolabis, Heterolabis, Indolabis, Metalabis, Neolabis, Ornatolabis, Paraflexiolabis, Thekalabis, Titanolabis, and Zacheria.

Anophthalmolabiinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Anophthalmolabiinae contains one genus, Anophthalmolabis, cited by both Steinmann[3] and Srivastava.[1]

Antisolabiinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Antisolabiinae contains one genus, Antisolabis, cited by both Steinmann[3] and Srivastava.[1]

Brachylabinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Brachylabinae contains three genera: Brachylabis, Ctenisolabis, Metisolabis. Ctenisolabis and Metisolabis were cited by both Steinmann[3] and Srivastava,[1] while Brachylabis was cited by Steinmann,[3] Srivastava,[1] and Chen & Ma.[2]

Idolopsalinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Idolopsalinae contains one genus, Idolopsalis, cited by both Steinmann[3] and Srivastava.[1]

Isolabiinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Isolabiinae contains four genera: Africolabis, Geracodes, Isolabis, and Pterolabis They were cited only by Steinmann.[3]

Isolaboidinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Isolaboidinae contains one genus, Isolaboides, cited by only by Srivastava.[1]

Parisolabiinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Parisolabiinae contains two genera, Parisolabis and Parisopsalis. They were cited by both Steinmann[3] and Srivastava.[1]

Platylabiinae[edit source | edit]

The subfamily Platylabiinae contains one genus, Platylabia, cited by Steinmann,[3] Srivastava,[1] and Chen & Ma.[2]

References[edit source | edit]

Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Source: Wikipedia


Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!