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Aname atra
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Fangs of A. atra
Scientific classification
Genus:
Aname
Species:
atra
Synonyms

Chenistonia atra
Sungenia atra

Aname atra, the black wishbone spider, is a mygalomorph spider of South Australia. It is one of the wishbone spiders in the taxonomic family Anamidae, found in varied habitats throughout Australia, including Tasmania. The most common species are the mottled eastern wishbones in the genus Namea, found in rainforests, black wishbones in the genus Aname, found in drier parts of Queensland, and the bearded wishbone, Xamiatus magnificus, also found in Queensland.

Name

They are called wishbone spiders for the shape of their burrow.

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