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Species Haploembia solieri

At first .. I thought it was Earwig  young  - Haploembia solieri webspinner female? - Haploembia solieri Embiidina #1 for ID - Haploembia solieri - female Embiidina #1 for ID - Haploembia solieri - female Haploembia from California - Haploembia solieri Webspinner - Haploembia solieri Haploembia solieri in Texas - Haploembia solieri Haploembia solieri in Texas - Haploembia solieri
Classification
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)
Identification
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)
Range
native to the Mediterranean, adventive elsewhere; in our area, w./sw. US (TX-CA-UT-OR)(1)