Herpyllus ecclesiasticus
(Eastern Parson Spider)

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Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal
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TangledWeb

Aww, you probably scared him even more. This is a Western Parson Spider, Herpyllus ecclesiasticus. They are named for their markings resembling a parson’s vestments. I don’t know what a parson wears, guess it’s something like your spider. These are speedy little guys, they chase prey instead of trapping with a web.

SpiderGeek

Given the location east of the Rocky Mountains, I would rather suggest eastern parson spider (Herpyllus ecclesiasticus)

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