Arthropods of Our Homes: Cobweb Spiders (IMAGE) North Carolina State University Caption Cobweb spiders, like this male (left) and female (right) common house spider (<i>Parasteatoda tepidariorum</i>), are common members of the household arthropod fauna. Credit Matt Bertone Usage Restrictions Photo credit must be given. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.