Earwig from Saudi Arabia

Subject: What is this insect
Location: Al hijr, saudiarabia
January 7, 2017 8:46 am
I saw this insect near water sources in Saudi Arabia near one of the oldest dig site called al hijr(madian saleh)
Signature: Junaid Zaman


Dear Junaid,
This is an Earwig in the order Dermaptera, and though it has distinctive markings, our initial search did not provide a species name.  Perhaps one of our readers will have better luck at a species identification.

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