Black Webspinner - Oligotoma nigra | SocalFauna.net

Long Beach. Male
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Black Webspinner (Oligotoma nigra)


Arthropoda > Insecta > Embiidna > Oligotomidae


Native to India and an introduced species in the american southwest and into Mexico. Commonly recorded from Southern California; associated with date palms (trunks and basal offshoots) but may be found in a variety of other habitats.

References:
1. Ross, E. S. 1957. The Embioptera of California. Bulletin of the California Insect Survey

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