|Geographical Range||Tropical and temperate regions worldwide|
|Habitat||Various habitats; found in and around houses, barns, and other structures|
|Scientific Name||Achaearanea tepidariorum|
|Conservation Status||Not listed by IUCN|
The house spider is found throughout North America. Males have poor vision will and court a female by carefully plucking certain strands on her web.
The unruly webs produced by this spider are commonly called "cobwebs" when they collect dust.