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  • Korean
    • 흰개미붙이목
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 紡足目 (足絲蟻)
  • Scientific Names
    • Embiidina
    • Embiodea
    • Embioptera
  • English
    • Webspinners

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

bbunny

Date

June 20, 2016 09:52 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

June 14, 2016 12:44 AM HKT

Description

紡足目 (足絲蟻) (Order Embiidina)

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

glmory

Date

June 7, 2016 09:10 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Date

February 20, 2015 01:58 PM PST

Description

Webspinner. It was initially stuck by one of its tarsi to that piece of wood for some reason. Then I un-stuck it.

It moved backward very rapidly, with some thrashing. It also cleaned itself.

Tags

yes

Photos / Sounds

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Date

February 20, 2015 01:43 PM PST

Description

Webspinner. My first sighting of one!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

rudyard

Date

May 21, 2016 09:53 AM PDT

Description

only shot, zippy critter, triangular head.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

michaelwall

Date

May 21, 2016 02:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

greglasley

Date

May 10, 2016

Description

possibly Oligotoma nigra, but I'll see if others agree. Came to a sheet and light at night.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

May 7, 2016 12:14 AM HKT

Description

Red headed Webspinners of 9-10mm in length. I thought it was a winged male ant. :-)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

March 12, 2016 11:38 PM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

kathryn18

Date

April 18, 2016 06:13 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

kathleen11

Date

April 16, 2016 06:17 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The order Embioptera, commonly known as webspinners, are a small group of mostly tropical and subtropical insects, classified under the subclass Pterygota. The order has also been referred to as Embiodea or Embiidina. The name Embioptera ("lively wings") comes from Greek, εμβιος, embios meaning "lively" and πτερον, pteron meaning "wing", a name that has not been considered to be particularly descriptive for this group of fliers, perhaps instead referring to their remarkable speed of movement both...

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