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Sweat Bee

order Hymenoptera      superfamily Apoidea       family Halictidae

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Sweet Bee Subgenus Seladonia

Body about 1/4" long.

Photo taken in Taylor County, April 2005

(Native of Texas)




Metallic Green Bee Agapostemon splendens

Body about 3/8" long.

Photo taken in Taylor County, May 2005

(Native of Texas)

Similar Species

Metallic Green Bee  Agapostemon texanus

longer bee, abdomen is yellow and black, antenna are long, legs yellow, more fur


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