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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Anartioptera
Magnordo: Polyorthoptera
Superordo: Dermapterida
Ordo: Dermaptera
Subordo: Forficulina
Familia: Apachyidae

Apachyidae is a small family of earwigs, in the suborder Forficulina and the order Dermaptera. It is one of nine families in the suborder Forficulina, and contains two genera (placed in one subfamily, Apachyinae). It has been cited by Henrik Steinmann in his book, The Animal Kingdom,[2] by Brindle in The Dermaptera of Africa,[5] and by at least two others.[1][3]


1. ^ a b c Srivastava, G. K. Fauna of India, Pt. 2.
2. ^ a b c Steinmann, Horst (1986, 1989, 1990, 1993). The Animal Kingdom.
3. ^ a b Chen & Ma (2004). Fauna Sinica.
4. ^ See first external link for reference.
5. ^ Brindle (1973). Dermaptera of Africa.

External links

* The Earwig Research Centre's Apachyidae database Instructions: type Apachyidae in the "family" field and click "search".

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