Photographed in indoor sink, 5/6/16 7:20am, Bernalillo, NM.
Great photo! This is a Western Parson Spider, Herpyllus propinquus. You got great detailed image, especially the eyes. I love it when people submit such high res clear photos that I can see details I haven’t seen before. The leg joints on this one are interesting. What did you use for a camera? My own photo of a Parson Spider is a bit of a blur. They hunt by chasing and grabbing prey, like Wolf Spiders do. Spiders often visit sinks. I don’t know if it is to drink water or hunt thirsty insects. My own house spiders drop to… Read more »
Thanks for your reply. Parson Spiders are new to me (as are most spiders). I used a Cannon EOS 7D Mark II with a 100mm F2.8 macro lens. Thanks again!