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Noun1.Embioptera - web spinners
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
web spinner - any of a small order of slender typically tropical insects that nest in colonies in silken tunnels that they spin
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The sister order to the Phasmatodea is most likely Embiidina (webspinners) forming a "Eukinolabia" clade, based on external morphology (Wipfler et al.
We have discussed portions of our survey in earlier papers [Ephemeroptera and Odonata (Lago and Testa, 1987); Embiidina, Dermaptera, Isoptera and Orthoptera (Lago et al.