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6026613 - Oligotoma saundersii

6026613 - Oligotoma saundersii
Buenos Aires NWR, Pima County, Arizona, USA
June 18, 2007
Size: ~1/2"

Moved from Webspinners.

Oligotoma saundersii (Westwood, 1837)
This is likely to be Oligotoma saundersii which is similar to the black webspinner Oligotoma nigra but a bit lighter in color and with a yellowish tinge especially near the joints on the legs. Both are introduced species in the US.

A webspinner.

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