Forficula bhutanensis Brindle, 1975c: 43,

Miles, Claire, 2015, The Earwig Collection (Dermaptera) of the Manchester Museum, UK, with a complete type catalogue, European Journal of Taxonomy 141, pp. 1-138: 28-29

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Forficula bhutanensis Brindle, 1975c: 43


Forficula bhutanensis Brindle, 1975c: 43  , fig. 45.

Type material

4 ♂♂, paratypes, F3233.1717–1720; 2 ♀♀, paratypes, F3233.1715–1716; dried, mounted on card.

Locality labels

F3233.1715, F3233.1719: Gogona, 3100 m / 10–12.6 // Nat.-Hist Museum / Basel-Bhutan/Expedition 1972.

F3233.1716–1718, F3233.1720: Kotoka-Gogona / 2600–3400 m 10/6 // Nat.-Hist Museum / Basel- Bhutan / Expedition 1972.


Forficulidae  , Forficulinae  , Forficula bhutanensis Brindle, 1975  .


The original description states that three male paratypes from the first locality are at MMUE, not one male and one female; and two male and two female paratypes from the second locality, not one female and three males.