The Black Widdow Spider: A reason to wear gloves. Yes, that is a Black Widow spider, no it& not photo shopped. Usually the red marking is shaped like an hour glass - but this one being extremely large and fat has a heart shaped marking instead.
Black Widow Spider, poisonous and dangerous. (also upside-down) << This spider actually seems to be a Red Back spider with the markings on it's back. They're easily confused with Black Widows due to the extremely similar coloring.