barn funnel weaver, domestic house spider (Tegenaria domestica)
English: Sections of webs of Tegenaria and Agalena.—a, Agalena nævia (=Agelenopsis naevia); b, common form of Tegenaria derhamii (=Tegenaria domestica), with the edge lower than the tube; c, Tegenaria, with the edge higher than the tube; d, Tegenaria, with the edge carried up along the face of a rock; e, Tegenaria, with the edge carried down as well as up.
Source The Common Spiders of the United States. Ginn & Company. Boston. 1902
Author James Henry Emerton (1847 – 1931)
The spider species Tegenaria domestica, commonly known as the barn funnel weaver in North America and the domestic house spider in Europe, is a member of the funnel-web family Agelenidae and a close relative of the hobo spider. Domestic house spiders range worldwide from as north as Sweden to as south as Greece in Europe. It is recorded in the checklist of Danish spider species. It is found from as far north as Maritime Canada to as far south as Louisiana in North America. Some also inhabit parts of Western Asia.