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Species Agapostemon melliventris - Honey-tailed Agapostemon

Green Metallic Bee - Agapostemon melliventris - female Newport Beach Bee - Agapostemon melliventris - female Sweat Bee? - Agapostemon melliventris Agapostemon angelicus? - Agapostemon melliventris - male Agapostemon melliventris? - Agapostemon melliventris Unknown Agapostemon - Agapostemon melliventris Green metallic bee - Agapostemon melliventris - male Agapostemon melliventris? - Agapostemon melliventris - male - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees)
Family Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae
Tribe Halictini
Genus Agapostemon (Metallic Green Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Agapostemon)
Species melliventris (Honey-tailed Agapostemon)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Current taxon: Agapostemon melliventris Cresson, 1874
Agapostemon fasciatus Crawford, 1901
Halictus (Agapostemon) plurifasciatus Vachal, 1903
Agapostemon digueti Cockerell, 1924
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Print References
Roberts, Radclyffe B. (1972). Revision of the bee genus Agapostemon (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). University of Kansas Science Bulletin 49(9):437-590. (Full Text)
Roberts, Radclyffe B. (1973). Bees of northwestern America: Agapostemon (Hymenoptera : Halictidae). Agricultural Experimental Station. Oregon State University. (Full Text)
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