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Latest Extinction

January 26th, 2016

Latest Extinction The world’s largest earwig, the St. Helena Giant Earwig, has officially been declared extinct. First discovered in 1798 by a Danish entomologist, the giant earwig could grow up to eight centimeters in length. Since it’s first being described it was actually largely forgotten until new specimens were found in 1913 and 1959. While…

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