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Recent observations

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Observer

th0th

Date

February 7, 2016

Description

Specimen found by Scott Loarie:
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/2655699

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Observer

loarie

Date

February 7, 2016 07:57 PM UTC

Description

Yay - my first webspinner - was under a stone in a grassland. ID based on the "lobster-like maculations on the body and those on the head that sometimes resemble flames"

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What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Date

February 2, 2016 10:26 AM PST

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

dominic

Date

January 23, 2016

Description

I believe this is right.

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Observer

finatic

Date

July 24, 2015 01:34 AM PDT

Description

Maricopa County, Arizona, US

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

gcsnelling

Date

June 30, 2015 09:46 PM MST

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What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

September 20, 2015 09:55 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

kueda

Date

November 5, 2015 09:17 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

September 10, 2015 08:02 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

hydaticus

Date

September 4, 2015

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What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

October 1, 2014

Description

These show up periodically at my porchlights in the warm months. I've never tried to identify an Embiopteran; I'm hoping someone can point me in a good direction.

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

bbunny

Date

August 25, 2015 09:24 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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