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All Names

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

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Recent observations

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What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

August 22, 2016 12:42 AM PDT

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Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

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cedric_lee

Date

August 13, 2016 08:24 PM PDT

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Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

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bbunny

Date

August 11, 2016 09:17 PM PDT

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Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

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finatic

Date

July 22, 2016 10:15 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

glmory

Date

August 10, 2016 08:53 PM PDT

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Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

July 30, 2016 09:16 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

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jaykeller

Date

July 30, 2016 09:22 PM PDT

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Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 20, 2016 08:44 PM PDT

Description

Body length 7.5 mm (minus antennae).

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

benhutchins

Date

July 29, 2016 11:19 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Date

March 15, 2015 11:13 AM PDT

Description

Webspinner in its silken tunnel, underneath the bark of a rotting log. It did not seem to acknowledge the relatively large spider standing on it.

Here is a video of it moving in its tunnel a bit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHRiQKuIyZ8

The spider's observation is https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/3756030

Photos / Sounds

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

glmory

Date

July 26, 2016 08:33 PM PDT

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Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

gwenckatz

Date

July 25, 2016 10:42 PM PDT

Description

3/4", in a bathtub

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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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