Help Identifying Spider found in my window?

BlackbirdSong

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I found this little spider in my window and took a close up/macro shot through the jar I have him in. His body is roughly about the size of a grain of rice, he's been spinning webs and is quite fast.

 

BlackbirdSong

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I suspected a black, or brown widow as well when I saw this view of him (or her!). That looks like the hourglass I always hear about, not sure if brown widows have those as well?

 

chanda

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BlackbirdSong

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Thank you for your help chanda! I'm sorry for the blurry picture, but I wasn't about to let it out of the jar to get a clearer shot. I'm an arachnophobe trying to be brave here. :embarrassed:
 

The Snark

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Well if that's a male latro they are slightly more dangerous than fruit flies.
 

Python

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Definitely a male Latrodectus. Looks like a geometricus I found a couple years ago in my backyard except mine was a female. Latrodectus make some great pets. Not shy, not aggressive but the best eaters I've ever seen. Males, not so much. He's living on borrowed time
 
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