Black Wishbone Spider
Male, posterior
Ellura
Black Wishbone Spider
Male, Spinnerets - used to line burrow
 
    
Black Wishbone Spider (Aname sp ES1)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Spider, Scorpion, Mite & Tick (Arachnida)
Order: Spider (Araneae)
Family: Wishbone Spider (Nemesiidae)
Species: Black Wishbone Spider (Aname sp ES1)
This Photo:     Male, Tibial Spur & Brush Pad
Other name: Silverback

Thank you Mark Newton for identifying this species for us

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
The tibial spur indicates this is a male. The spur is use to keep the females fangs out of harms way when mating.
You can also see the edge of the brush pads shining in the flash.
Finally a small hook / claw on the end of the foot.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Oct-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species