Phidippus audax
(Bold Jumper)

Picture ID 62252

Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal

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Can anybody tell me what this spider is and is it poisonous it came out of the fan above my stove while I was about to start cooking? Also is this a rare spider and Will it eat insects and can I keep it as a captive spider as a pet? I am very intrigued by this thing it looks like a Billy badass little guy!!!

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Adele

Looks like some kind of jumping spider

TangledWeb

It does look like a jumping spider, maybe a Bold Jumper or Twin-flagged. A clearer photo would help. It needs to be posted as a new post. If you want to keep it as a pet It needs air, a live small insect to eat, a place to hide, and a cotton ball kept wet or water droplets. They are popular and there is probably a lot of experienced advice online about keeping them. It isn’t a web spider though it can make silk. It may bite if you accidentally lean against it or hold it in a way that… Read more »

DovahBrownies

Phidippus Audax? (Bold Jumper)

ItsyBitsy

Hi, see above image for ID. 🙂

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Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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