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Recent observations

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Square

What

webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

prakrit

Date

April 11, 2014 09:52 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

prakrit

Date

April 6, 2014 06:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

edwardrooks

Date

March 15, 2014

Description

Recently published name change for the asexual species in California: Haploembia solieri is now called Haploembia tarsalis. The third photo is of a nymph.
The sexual embiid Haplo solieri retains it's name and the population is spreading around Santa Clara County. The information is from J. S. Edgerly.

Photos / Sounds

What

webspinners (Order Embiidina) Order Embiidina

Observer

ragnarok

Date

June 30, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

webspinners (Order Embiidina) Order Embiidina

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 6, 2013

Description

Speeding across the sidewalk.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

gennita

Date

April 12, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Embioptera Order Embiidina

Observer

screws

Date

March 5, 2010

Description

under rocks

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What

Embioptera Order Embiidina

Observer

screws

Date

November 12, 2004

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Observer

edwardrooks

Date

July 23, 2012 03:58 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

jack246

Date

June 10, 2012 08:39 AM GST

Description

Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Arthropoda
Class : Insecta
Subclass : Pterygota
Infraclass : Neoptera
Order : Embioptera

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

kueda

Date

March 7, 2010 02:40 PM PST

Description

This is the first webspinner I've seen! Kinda cool. Going by this comment on BugGuide and pics elsewhere on the web, I'm guessing this is Haploembia solieri, mostly due to the faint spots on the back of the head. Apparently it's not native to CA. Boo.

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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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