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Species Lasioglossum coeruleum

Spring Bee #2 - Lasioglossum coeruleum - female Fuzzy green bee - Lasioglossum coeruleum - female Bee IMG_3299 - Lasioglossum coeruleum bee - Lasioglossum coeruleum bee - Lasioglossum coeruleum Small Bee under bark - Lasioglossum coeruleum Small Bee under bark - Lasioglossum coeruleum blue sweat bee? - Lasioglossum coeruleum
Classification
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 Lasioglossum
No Taxon (Subgenus Dialictus, Metallic-Sweat Bees)
Species coeruleum (Lasioglossum coeruleum)
Range
Minnesota to Massachusetts, south to Georgia.
Season
April to October.
Food
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
Mitchell, T.B. 1960 Bees of the Eastern United States. North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin No. 141.
Gibbs, J. 2010. Revision of the metallic species of Lasioglossum (Dialictus)in Canada (Hymenoptera, Halictidae, Halictini). Zootaxa; 2591, 97-101.
Gibbs, J. 2011. Revision of the metallic Lasioglossum (Dialictus) of eastern North America (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Halictini.) Zootaxa.
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