Herpyllus ecclesiasticus
(Eastern Parson Spider)

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Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal

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Eastern parson spider? I was lying in bed and felt it crawl on me. I captured it and released it outside.

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Yes, this is the Eastern Parson Spider, Herpyllus eccesiasticus, part of the Ground Spider family Gnaphosidae.

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