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.