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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

rontavius

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

July 25, 2014 09:43 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

14788075443_72f452ec09_s

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

July 26, 2014 11:18 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

14753127482_fc25eafa78_s

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 25, 2014 09:50 PM PDT

Description

For reference and other information:
bugguide.net/node/view/35399
Oligotoma nigra. Will curate.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Embioptera Order Embiidina

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

February 20, 2012

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Embioptera Order Embiidina

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

December 18, 2011

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

eddiebug

Date

March 8, 2005 05:25 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

eddiebug

Date

April 11, 2014 05:21 PM PDT

Description

Brief description of what you observed

Photos / Sounds

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
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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...

No range data available.