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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Anartioptera
Magnordo: Polyplecoptera
Superordo: Plecopterida
Mirordo: Mystroptera
Ordo: Embiidina

Familia: Oligotomidae
Genus: Haploembia

Species (10): H. algerica – H. bourgi – H. capensis – H. clypeata – H. collaris – H. megacephala – H. neosolieri – H. palaui – H. solieri – H. verhoeffi

Haploembia Verhoeff, 1904

Webspinner Dorsal

Haploembia solieri


Verhoeff, K.W. 1904. Über Gattungen der Spinnensseln (Scutigeriden). Sitzungs-Berichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1904: 245–285. Reference page.
Kelly, E.T., Whittall, J.B. & Edgerly, J.S. 2018. Resolving two Haploembia (Embioptera: Oligotomidae) cryptic species: molecular data confirms parthenogenetic females can be distinguished by their antisocial behavior. Zootaxa 4504(2): 225–242. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4504.2.4 Paywall Reference page.

Haploembia is a genus of webspinners in the family Oligotomidae. There are at least three described species in Haploembia. They are native to the Mediterranean, but have been observed in the Western united states, and are adventive elsewhere.[1][2][3][4][5]
Haploembia solieri


These three species belong to the genus Haploembia:[3][4][5]

Haploembia palaui Stefani, 1955
Haploembia solieri (Rambur, 1842)
Haploembia tarsalis (Ross, 1940)


native to the Mediterranean, adventive elsewhere; in our area, w./sw. US (TX-CA-UT-OR)
"Haploembia Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-03-05.
"Haploembia Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
"Haploembia Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-05.

"Browse Haploembia". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-05.

Further reading

Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. Vol. 2nd Edition. CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
Maehr, M.D.; Eades, D.C. (2013). "Embioptera Species File Online, Version 5.0". Retrieved 2018-03-05.
Ross, Edward S. (1984). "A synopsis of the Embiidina of the United States". Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 86 (1): 82–93. ISBN 90-5782-035-8.
Ross, Edward S. (1970). "Biosystematics of the Embioptera". Annual Review of Entomology. 15 (1): 157–172. doi:10.1146/annurev.en.15.010170.001105.
Ross, Edward S. (1944). "A revision of the Embioptera, or web-spinners, of the New World". Proceedings of the United States National Museum. doi:10.5479/si.00963801.94-3175.401.
Szumik, Claudia A. (1996). "The higher classification of the order Embioptera: a cladistic analysis". Cladistics. 12 (1): 41–64. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.1996.tb00192.x.

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