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Male! - Agapostemon virescens


Thanks for your help.


The bee has been identified.


Agapostemon


Female - Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon


Genus Agapostemon


Agapostemon (Agapostemon) obliquus (Provancher, 1888)


Bugguide and Google


yes, it can be determined to species


Male Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon cockerelli


Female Agapostemon.


Probably Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon sp. (halictid bee).


Agapostemon splendens


Moved


I assumed the photo showed a single bee.


Genus Agapostemon Subgenus Agapostemon


Possible Agapostemon


Agapostemon texanus


Agapostemon?


Agapostemon perhaps


Moved


What about Agapostemon?


Sweat Bee - Halictidae


Biiiig thanks John! Of course


Maybe Agapostemon sp?


Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon, likely


Agapostemon


Agapostemon splendens (female)


Agapostemon (striped sweat-bee)


Agapostemon male


yes- Agapostemon


We will write to John VanDyk and discuss


phyllody?


Agapostemon may be a good pla


Honey-bellied Agapostemon


Agapostemon splendens


Female - Silky Agapostemon


Female - Honey-bellied Agapostemon


Male - Sweat Bee


Male - Sweat Bee


Female - Bicolored Agapostemon


Halictidae... Agapostemon, Au


Female - Bicolored Agapostemon


Female


Female - needs pollen


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon?


That's an interesting bit of


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon virescens


looks like Agapostemon viresc


Agapostemon virescens female


I believe it is a Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Genus Agapostemon


Yes, Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Not Agapostemon


Genus Agapostemon - Male


Genus Agapostemon


Male Agapostemon


Correct :)


Agapostemon, perhaps texanus


Yep! Agapostemon


Sweat Bee Genus Agapostemon


Sweat bee Genus Agapostemon.


I'm 99% sure it's Agapostemon


Agapostemon texanus?


Male Agapostemon is my vote.


Male Agapostemon.


Its a sweat bee. Agapostemon


Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon


Agapostemon male


Metallic Green Bee (Agapostemon melliventris - Female)


Beautiful Green Bee Photos


Agapostemon, probably A. sple


Male Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon male


Agapostemon male?


Female Agapostemon.


Female Agapostemon sp.


Halictidae.


Female Agapostemon.


Moved


Agapostemon


Male Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon?


Female Agapostemon sp.


Virescent Green Metallic Bee - Agapostemon


Looks like Agapostemon viresc


Agapostemon.


No, "sweat bee"


Agapostemon.


Check out Agapostemon


Metallic bee


Male Agapostemon sp.


Not Agapostemon


Yes, no:-)


Male Agapostemon sp.


Yes, female Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon male.


Yes.


Re: Eric R. Eaton


Looks like Agapostemon virescens


Sweat bee, Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens finally


Female Agapostemon sp.


Looks like an Agapostemon sp


Agapostemon (Agapostemon) sericeus (Förster, 1771)


Agapostemon (Agapostemon) sericeus (Förster, 1771)


Agapostemon


Male Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon


This is a female Agapostemon,


Male Agapostemon


Agapostemon?


Agapostemon male.


Agapostemon virescens or texanum


Agapostemon


Which is it?


Male Agapostemon.


Agapostemon.


i brought back 10 specimens o


are you sure its not agaposte


Agapostemon texanum (Halictidae)


Agapostemon tyleri?


Agapostemon angelicum


Female Agapostemon sp.


Male Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon texanum


Agapostemon texanum


Male Agapostemon sp.


Female Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon texanum


Agapostemon texanum?


Agapostemon texanum


Male Agapostemon sp.


Female Agapostemon.


It could be Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Female Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


One of these...


Agapostemon?


Yes


I thought the eye shape ruled


Agapostemon poeyi


Agapostemon


check out


Halictinae, maybe Agapostemon.


Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon femoratus


I’ve tentatively called this


Moved


Agapostemon virescens?


Thanks for reply


Actually, I believe this could also be...


Moved


Moved


Agapostemon jamaicensis


Looks like...


ID correct?


A. virescens


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Frassed


Possibly


looks like


Agapostemon splendens - Male


Female


Yes


Female


Should be


Moved


Bee


Moved


Moved


Halictidae


Moved


Moved


Virescent Metallic Bee


I think...


bicolored sweat bee


bees


Female


No, top is Agapostemon and middle is Ceratina (Zadontomerus)


Female


Yes


Yes


Agapostemon female-


Halictus ligatus male?


Bicolored sweat bee


Agapostemon


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Sorry - bug guide iis confusi


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


yes


Agapostemon virescens


I agree, so ...


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Hmmm...


Bee, wasp, or what?


Agapostemon virescens


sweat bee


Maybe


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon


Agapostemon bee


Female - Striped Sweat Bee


Agapostemon bee


Agapostemon bee


Moved


Male - Striped Sweat Bee


Male - Striped Sweat Bee


May be Sweat Bees (Halictida


Male


Male - Sweat Bee


Agapostemon


Yes


Agapostemon texanus


Agapostemon (female)


Agapostemon


Not sure if this is the actua


Agapostemon


Agapostemon melliventris


Female - Honey-tailed Striped-Sweat Bee


Moved


Agapostemon


Male - Striped-Sweat Bee


Male - Striped-Sweat Bee


Confused


should be


Agapostemon virescens


.


Female - Striped-Sweat Bee


.


Female - Striped-Sweat Bee


Female


Female


abdomen/ ID


Green Bee


.


Moved


.


.


Genus Agapostemon


Agapostemon


green bee


Maybe a female Brown-winged S


Thanks, Bkripto!


Agapostemon sp


ID of Bee…


Would prefer to lose subgenera for:


We would say it is entirely up to you


Excellent revision accessible online


Sweat bee


Agapostemon


Metalic Green Bee


Expanding on your recommendat


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Or misidentify...


Moved


metallic sweat bee


Agapostemon female


Thanks for the ID, I'm still


Agapostemon sericeus


Agapostemon splendens female


Female - Sweat Bee


Agapostemon


Chrysididae


Female - Sweat Bee


Metallic Green Bees (Agapostemon)


Agapostemon


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Agapostemon female bee


Agapostemon sericeus


Agapostemon?


Male - Sweat Bee


Female - Metallic Green Sweat Bee


bee is an Agapostemon male


Agapostemon sericeus


Agapostemon


Male - Agapostemon splendens


Here's are more that I noticed (Jumping Spider & a Sweat Bee)


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Agapostemon male


Female - Augochlorini


Female - Agapostemon splendens


Male - Agapostemon splendens


Female - Agapostemon splendens


Female - Augochlorini


Female - Sweat Bee


Thanks!


Female - Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon virescens


Bee is Agapostemon


*


possible Agapostemon?


Female - Sweat Bee


Male - Dark Wings


Valley Girl


Keying to species of Agapostemon


Moved


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon


Moved


Prey is an Agapostemon female


Bi-colored Agapostemon


Agapostemon male


Agapostemon virescens


Metallic Green Bee


Agapostemon, I do believe


Green striped sweat bee


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon


It's actually an Halictid bee


Agapostemon


Agapostemon angelicus


Rather, a bee


Agapostemon sericeus


Iridescent green hymenopteran


perhaps Agapostemon


agapostemon male


ID Targets For Agapostemon Sp. Macro Shots


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon


Moved


White hair bands on terga


Halictidae, Agapostemon (I think)


Moved


prey is Halictinae female


Moved


prey appears to be an Agapostemon male


Moved


Bee


Halictidae


Agapostemon angelicus/texanus female?


Moved for expert identification


Moved


Could be Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Looks like


Moved


Sweat bee -


I'll see what I can do.


Agapostemon male (metallic green bee)


Agapostemon


agapostemon of the pacific nw


Agapostemon


Agapostemon female


Moved


Agapostemon Bee


Agapostemon and Halictus ligatus


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Awesome information! I see A


A. virescens


yes


Moved


Moved


Moved


Agapostemon of some sort


Moved


Moved


Moved


how about


Thankyou Ron ! I suspected


Agapostemon Sweat Bee


green bee


Moved


Moved


Could be


Agapostemon female


Family Halictidae -Agapostemon sp.


Nomada articulata female


Definitely


Agapostemon (note spelling) looks good.


bee


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Moved


Sweat Bee


I'd say it's a Halictidae.


Certainly seems to be!


Thank you


Please do not propose species IDs if the genus is


Agapostemon perhaps A.texanus


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon sericeus


Metallic Green Bee


Looks more like Agapostemon than alternative


That ...


.


Agapostemon splendens


Perhaps...


Agapostemon?


Agapostemon?


Metallic green sweat bee


Agapostemon?


Agapostemon melliventris


Sweat bee


Moved


Moved


Moved


Could be Agapostemon melliventris?


Sweat Bee


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon sp


Beautiful!


looks like


I think so too!


Agapostemon or Augochlorini


i believe its


Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon


Agapostemon, male :)


That's what I think too


Yep, Agapostemon!


nice picture


Several clues :)


im guessing Halictidae


Moved


Close!


Agapostemon texanus


I'd say it's a Halictidae. An


Thank you


Halictidae


This isn't a fly at all! It's


Same species :)


Yes, Agapostemon


Genus Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon sp.


Sweat Bee Genus Agapostemon


Bee


Thank you. I will move them to the genus Agapostemon


Sweat bee


whoops


Agapostemon female


That's what I would guess too


Agapostemon splendens


Family Halictidae


I would bet on something in Agapostemon


yes it's a Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon


Agapostemon male


Agapostemon sericeus


Agapostemon sericeus


Subfamily Halictinae


Thanks!


Moved


About 95% sure its a male aga


Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon female


Halictid bee


Agapostemon?


Agapostemon


Agapostemon texanus


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Its a bee


Suggest Agapostemon texanus


Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon


bee


Moved


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon


Diggers, miners...


no


no


Agapostemon melliventris


resembles....


Agapostemon female


probably Agapostemon texanus male


Agapostemon male


Agapostemon


yes


Thank you


Bee


Agapostemon male


Female


Agapostemon Splenders, male


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


ID guess...


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon sericeus


Moved


Bee


beautiful bee pics


Agapostemon virescens


Metallic Green Bee


Bee


Sweat Bee


Sweat Bee


Agapostemon male


yes


Agapostemon


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon


He kinda looks like Agapostem


Agapostemon virescens


Most likely Metallic Green Bee


Agapostemon virescens


I just found this nice intera


Looks like something


Agapostemon


Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Not an expert but...


Agapostemon melliventris


Nomada female


Only one bee


guess


Agapostemon.


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon obliquus female


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon female, but not splendens


Augochlorini


Halictini


Agapostemon melliventris


appears to have propodeal carina


Agapostemon splendens


Sweat bee.


Species ID


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


reminds me of N. articulata


-


Possibly...


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon virescens


Perhaps


Not sure....


Agapostemon sericeus


note propodeal carina


why is this not Agapostemon texanus?


Moved


I meant Agapostemon


Moved


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon sericeus


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Wait for the experts...


Agapostemon


Agapostemon female


Sweat Bee


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


?


yes, an Agapostemon


Sweat bee


Agapostemon splendens


it sure is


ID


Thank you for the thoughtful comment. :)


Thank you for the comment and link. :)


yes, it is


Agapostemon


Agapostemon female


I put two images of green coloured bees before


Thank you for the comment...


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Yes.


Agapostemon virescens?


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon male


Looks to be...


yes, an Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon


bee


Best photo ops....


Augochlorini


Agapostemon male


Agapostemon


Several families


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon


Halictid - Agapostemon genus


Halictidae.


Agapostemon virescens


looks like Agapostemon


Thanks, these do help


Agapostemon virescens female


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon virescens


Bee.


Agapostemon coloradinus or virescens


Agapostemon male


Agapostemon


Agapostemon texanus


Not an expert


I don't think chrysidid or Ag


A. virescens


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon sericeus


Agapostemon melliventris


??


Agapostemon male but not splendens


Agapostemon virescens


Nomada articulata female


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon sericeus


prey is Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Augochlorini pomoniella


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon melliventris


how 'bout...


Agapostemon female


yes, an Agapostemon female


Thanks, Eric


Agapostemon splendens


Late bee date


agree


Agapostemon virescens male


Agapostemon sp. (Halictidae, Halictini)


Male Agapostemon sp.


Moved


Moved


Male Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon??


Agapostemon virescens


Bees are slow in SoCal now.


Female Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon


Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon


Moved


Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon male


Agapostemon male


Much better, Ron; thanks!


Hey Ron :)


Male Agapostemon sp.


....


Agapostemon male


Agapostemon


The green one is a...


Agapostemon


Makes me think of


Agapostemon virescens


Moved


Male sweat bee.


Yes.


yes it is


Agapostemon


Agapostemon sericeus


Agapostemon


I knew that there was a reason that I...


Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon virescens


Nomada male


Yes, it's a bee. Maybe genus


Not sure.


Not Agapostemon.


sweat bees


Yes.


Sweat bee.


Probably Agapostemon sp.


Agapostemon splendens


Yes, earwigs.


Agapostemon splendens


Thanks John


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


some are parasites of Eucera (Synhalonia)


Agapostemon splendens


Maybee...


Thanks John,


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon female


Agapostemon angelicus


Agapostemon


pretty sure this is Agapostem


Thanks for looking...


very likely Agapostemon texanus


Oh, to have mastered the BBS techniques


probably Agapostemon texanus


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon melliventris


Agapostemon angelicus


Thank You


Agapostemon female


Size seems to match good also.


Maybe....


Agapostemon


not Agapostemon (which nests in soil)


Agapostemon male


very similar to Agapostemon splendens


Ouch!


Augochlorini in the Pacific Northwest?


Augochloropsis has the metallis green tegulae


Agapostemon texanus


Agapostemon


Tighter cropping will aid in ID.


Agapostemon tyleri


Yes.


Agapostemon sp. (Halictidae)


A Halictid Bee


Agapostemon virescens


Great series. All I can say is...


yes, Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon but not sericeus


Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens


Thanks Eric


I still


male Agapostemon sp.


Though I hate to step on John


this "fellow" is a hard-working Agapostemon female


Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens


Thanks Ron


Perfect. I think it's a green metallic bee, Agapostemon.


Yes.


Agapostemon


Starting point


Agapostemon


While you're waiting for the doctor


Agapostemon.


Agapostemon virescens?


Metasoma = abdomen.


Primitive sociality.


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon virescens


Very impressed!


I also think it is


Make that a ditto


Female.


Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens


Looks like a Halictidae famil


Agapostemon splendens


Positive.


metallic bee


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Yes, female.


Changed my mind... Agapostemon?


Sweat bee.


Agapostemon


Yes.


is this Agapostemon?


Agapostemon females


yes


Moved


Moved


List


Please don't.


Yes, but ...


Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon splendens? (Halictidae)


Agapostemon


Halictid


Agapostemon cockerelli, male


sweat bee


Agapostemon


No apologies necessary:-)


Agapostemon


Agapostemon virescens


Nomada fervida


Nomada fervida


Moved


Moved


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon with Greek - on neuter ending.


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon virescens


Moved


Moved


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


strong basal hair bands (white)


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon texanus or, if not, femoratus (based on range)


not Augochlora


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon virescens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Adalbert is correct


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon splendens


Agapostemon virescens


not so


Agapostemon


Bombus impatiens and Agapostemon virescens


A. virescens


It's one of


Agapostemon texanum (Halictidae)


You are correct.


Not sure.


Oh....


Not necessarily.


Information


Male Agapostemon


Male Agapostemon sp.


Bee ID


sweat bee


Agapostemon texanum (Halictidae)


Halictid bee - Agapostemon


I'd say this is either an Aga


Nice try!


Moved


Other.


Gestalt:-)


Thank you!


I'm pretty sure this is a spe


awesome shot


Female.


Agapostemon melliventris?


Back to the BEE:-)


I agree


I think you are right.


Agapostemon splendens female


Pick4 output


Probably Agapostemon


I'd agree.


Thanks! I was thinking it lo


Yes.


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


Agapostemon


If you have more detailed images


Why did you frass all these


Augochlorini.


Halictid


I agree.


Halictid?


Bee ID


I agree.


Agapostemon?


Agapostemon texanum


Agapostemon virescens?


Female Agapostemon.


Male.


Probably A. virescens.


More Research...


I agree.


Agapostemon sp.


Halictidae.


Agapostemon


Agapostomen


Halictid bee


I agree...


Yes, looks right


Halictid bee


Virescent Green Metallic Bee?


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