Black Wishbone Spider
Male, posterior
Black Wishbone Spider
Male, Spinnerets - used to line burrow
Black Wishbone Spider (Proshermacha sp ES01)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Wishbone Spider (:Mygalomorph Nemesiidae)
Species: Black Wishbone Spider (Proshermacha sp ES01)
This Photo:     Male, Tibial Spur & Brush Pad
Synonym: Aname sp
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, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Oct-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.