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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

June 21, 2015 10:00 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Observer

codyhough

Date

June 19, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

kueda

Date

June 8, 2015 09:47 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

temminicki

Date

May 23, 2015 10:36 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 21, 2015 03:49 PM PDT

Description

Neat!

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

juancruzado

Date

August 6, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

November 9, 2013

Description

Embioptera: Oligotomidae: Oligotoma nigra - Webspinner male

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

March 26, 2015 08:51 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

May 7, 2012 08:00 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

ninjatomomi

Date

March 28, 2015 12:14 PM PDT

Description

Embiidina; Oligotoma nigra (I think)

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

February 25, 2015 05:58 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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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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