Asked November 14, 2015, 2:22 PM EST

found this attached to my fish tank and captured it. what is it?

Lee County Illinois insect issues urban integrated pest management

1 Response

It's difficult to tell for certain, but that could be a Bold Jumping Spider. These are found throughout North America, and pose no danger to humans or fish. It is definitely NOT one of the dangerous spiders (brown recluse, black widow).