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.
The subfamily Anisolabidinae contains twenty-five genera, cited by both Srivastava and Chen & Ma. Steinmann in 1986, 1989, 1990, and 1993 classified the genera under the subfamilies Carcinophorinae and Gonolabiinae, which are synonyms of Anisolabidinae. 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.
The subfamily Brachylabinae contains three genera: Brachylabis, Ctenisolabis, Metisolabis. Ctenisolabis and Metisolabis were cited by both Steinmann and Srivastava, while Brachylabis was cited by Steinmann, Srivastava, and Chen & Ma.
The genus Toxolabis was described in 2014 from a single fossil male recovered from Burmese amber. The single species T. zigrasi matches that of Anisolabididae members. Unfortunately due to the quality of the preservation, the describing authors were not able to be determine a more specific placement within the family.
- Srivastava Fauna of India Pt. 2
- Chen & Ma 2004 Fauna Sinica
- Steinmann 1986, 1989, 1990, 1993
- Haas, Fabian (1996-07-18). "Dermaptera. Earwigs.". The Tree of Life Web Project. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
- Engel, MS; Grimaldi, D (2014). "New mid-Cretaceous earwigs in amber from Myanmar (Dermaptera)". Novitates Paleoentomologicae 6: 1–16.
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