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Haploembia from California - Haploembia solieri

Haploembia from California - Haploembia solieri
Edgewood County Park, San Mateo County, California, USA
March 7, 2010
My first webspinner! I was a bit bummed to learn it wasn't native, but still an interesting animal.

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Haploembia from California - Haploembia solieri Haploembia from California - Haploembia solieri

Nice find...
I haven't found one yet, so I'm jealous.

 
They are most common
in flat open areas, under large rocks. Some of those areas can look quite barren at times. You will see a silk tunnel and hopefully one of these in there.

 
keep looking!
I found some more under a rock on the other side of the Bay this weekend. Not sure what abundances are like in your area, but I'm beginning to suspect they're more abundant here than I had thought. They hide in the their webs pretty well, so searching for the webs might be the best way to find them.

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