Subject: What’s this bug
Geographic location of the bug: Michigan in dune grasses near small inland lake.
Time: 03:16 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Duo you know what it is? Some type of water scorpion?
How you want your letter signed: Matt Maier
This is a Jumping Spider in the family Salticidae, but we have yet to identify the genus or species. When we have a spare moment, we will browse through BugGuide and attempt to identify the species.
Update: December 29, 2018
Thanks to Barbara for identifying this Pike Slender Jumping Spider, Marpissa pikei, which is pictured on BugGuide.