Fossil range: Jurassic
| Scientific classification
Archidermaptera is one of the four suborders of earwigs in the order Dermaptera. The other three are Arixeniina, Forficulina, and Hemimerina. It is the only extinct suborder of earwigs, and contains one family, with six genera. It has a fossil record extending into the Jurassic, with fossils from that period. These have unsegmented cerci and tarsi with 4-5 segments.