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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

bbunny

Date

August 25, 2015 09:24 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

bbunny

Date

August 12, 2015 09:03 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

bbunny

Date

August 12, 2015 09:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

maxerk

Date

January 20, 2012 10:51 AM PST

Description

A webspinner in Nepal

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Webspinners Order Embiidina

Observer

codyhough

Date

July 31, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Date

January 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

sambiology

Date

July 12, 2015

Description

Set up the black light again -- didn't get a lot of moths, but I did spot some other neat critters. Will play with the ID's later...

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Webspinner Oligotoma nigra

Observer

finatic

Date

July 5, 2015 10:10 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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
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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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