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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Anartioptera
Magnordo: Polyorthoptera
Superordo: Dermapterida
Ordo: Dermaptera
Subordo: Neodermaptera
Infraordo: Epidermaptera
Parvordo: Eteodermaptera
Nanordo: Eudermaptera
Superfamilia: Forficuloidea

Familia: Arixeniidae
Genus: Arixenia
Species (2): A. camura – A. esau

Arixenia Jordan, 1909
Original status: valid genus
Gender: feminine
Type species: Arixenia esau Jordan, 1909
Fixation: original designation [p. 324] [and monotypy]


Jordan, K. 1909: Description of a new kind of apterous earwig, apparently parasitic on a bat. Novitates zoologicae, 16: 313–326, plates XVI-XVIII. Internet Archive BHL
Nakata, S.; Maa, T.C. 1974: A review of the parasitic earwigs (Dermaptera: Arixeniina; Hemimerina). Pacific insects, 16: 307–374. PDF


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Arixenia is a genus of earwigs, one of only two genera in the family Arixeniidae, and contains two species.
See also



"All the names".

"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-02. Retrieved 2009-03-30.

External links

An example specimen of the species Arixenia esau from the Tree of Life (note that the species is incorrectly labeled)
An example of a female Arixenia esau from the Australian National Insect Collection

Insects Images

Biology Encyclopedia

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