Sand diver

blackish brown to pale yellow spiders with abdominal pattern varying from shiny blackish brown with pale median band and border to yellowish with dark transverse patterns. Legs backswept, long and slender with flexible ends. Preys on termites which are bound in silk and buried. Moves fast over surface of sand and dives into it if disturbed, flipping up side down as it burrows.


(en) Sand diver
(sc) Ammoxenus amphalodes