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  • Dutch
    • Webspinners
  • 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

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What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

mikef451

Date

January 12, 2017

Photos / Sounds

Date

March 9, 2016 01:57 PM PST

Description

Webspinner. This one chewed on my skin a bit!

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Date

March 8, 2016 03:04 PM PST

Description

A group of webspinners, from under bark.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

September 26, 2016 09:11 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

August 14, 2016 07:43 PM PDT

Place

Rio Rico (Google, OSM)

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

October 21, 2016 07:20 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Date

January 29, 2016 02:39 PM PST

Description

Webspinner in its web under bark on a live tree. The sequence of pictures (the first 5) shows it turning around.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Date

November 2, 2015 09:58 AM PST

Description

Webspinner, walking on a tree trunk. I would not have expected to see a wingless one out in the open like this; it was raining on this day soon before this observation (the tree is visibly damp), so perhaps that has something to do with it?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

fadiyaghmour

Date

November 2, 2016 08:26 AM GST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

kimssight

Date

October 24, 2016 04:05 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 14, 2016 07:55 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

cmeckerman

Date

October 11, 2016 06:34 PM CDT

Description

Took an aerial net sweep of the switch grass in the back yard to see what I could get.

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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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