Arthropods of Our Homes: Cobweb Spiders (IMAGE) North Carolina State University Caption Cobweb spiders, like this male (left) and female (right) common house spider (Parasteatoda tepidariorum), 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.