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Species Haploembia solieri

Mystery (to me, anyway) Embiopterans - Haploembia solieri webspinner female? - Haploembia solieri Thing on sidewalk (is a Webspinner!) - Haploembia solieri - male Embiidina #1 for ID - Haploembia solieri - female Embiidina #1 for ID - Haploembia solieri - female Embiidina #3 for ID - Haploembia solieri - female Haploembia from California - Haploembia solieri Webspinner - Haploembia solieri - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Embiidina (Webspinners)
Family Oligotomidae
Genus Haploembia
Species solieri (Haploembia solieri)
Explanation of Names
Haploembia solieri (Rambur 1842)
=tarsalis (Ross 1940)
relatively easily identified by the lobster-like maculations on the body and those on the head that sometimes resemble flames [S.D. Rider's comment]
exposed silken gallery (photo by Alex Wild)
native to the Mediterranean, adventive elsewhere; in our area, w./sw. US (TX-CA-UT-OR)(1)