Throughout time, the spider has been associated with many myths and superstitions. In mythology, the spider is prominently featured. Throughout Africa, spider is either a trickster or god. In the Pueblo Nations of America they believe that spider Woman created the Universe. The Greeks and Norse looked upon spiders as the weavers of people’s fates, connecting the Past with the Future.

In Islam and Christianity, spider is portrayed as the protector of the prophet. Many cultures instruct people to never kill a spider found in a house. The “house” spider is there to bring good luck and good fortune to the inhabitants.