This years "Name that Critter" contest. Submit your answer in the comments.
In the comments, MK identifies this critter as a "Wolf Spider". While certainly true, I think most would agree this is a pretty lame effort at identification. So let us get a bit more granular here. So far we have :
Family Lycosidae - Wolf Spiders
Now we need to know the Genus. there may be some help here or here.
For Extra Credit, we never did completely identify our last close encounter with Lycosidae at Shag Lake:
Is this guy a different Genus? Or just different coloration within the same genus? What say you?
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