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Here is the picture of it I took with my phone while I was out working:

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Here is a close up:

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Location: Texas (winter).

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  • $\begingroup$ Welcome. Do you have a close up image of the critter? $\endgroup$ – AliceD Nov 24 '17 at 7:48
  • $\begingroup$ Here are close ups on the so called critter (i.stack.imgur.com/9pUjL.jpg)(https://i.stack.imgur.com/… $\endgroup$ – Morphew Nov 25 '17 at 1:28
  • $\begingroup$ As beautiful as they are one both dont spin weds at all and he is so hard to get a close up picture of because he is smaller then a fingernail + it's a phone camera so don't expect great quality as long as I lives never have I seen a spider spin a Wed other then the color white $\endgroup$ – Morphew Nov 25 '17 at 18:48
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Your image is not the best one, but this is probably the Magnolia green jumper, Lyssomanes viridis.

Here is a better image of it for comparison:

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It also matches your location. According to the Wikipedia page linked above,

the species is native to the Southeastern United States plus Texas, and as far north as Maryland.

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Check out the Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans) here. The spots on the body look similar. If the legs are similar this is a good candidate. It's hard to tell by the photos if this is it or not, but it may help.

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Source: http://www.spiders.us/species/peucetia-viridans/

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I'll go with the jumping spider, for two reasons - first, the Lynx Spiders make a normal brown egg sac, and second, there is a strikingly similar jumping spider in Australia, called Mopsus mormon, that also makes a green egg sac (although, to be fair, it's the eggs that look green rather than the silk..) http://malcolmtattersall.com.au/wp/2015/10/mopsus-mormon-mummy/enter image description here

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