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Dermaptera (Beneficial Predators):

Striped Earwig: Family LabiduridaeStriped Earwig

They are predaceous on chinch bugs, small mole crickets and other insects on the soil. Size is about 3/4" (19 mm). They are brown with longitudinal dark stripes on the thorax and wings. Each one eats up to 50 chinch bugs per day. 

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