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A showy metallic green Halictid on Ascelpias rubra - Augochloropsis

A showy metallic green Halictid on Ascelpias rubra - Augochloropsis
NC Sandhills Gamelands, Hoffman, Richmond County, North Carolina, USA
June 8, 2016
Size: 8 mm
Numbers of this species were visiting this milkweed.

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Moved from ID Request.

female Augochloropsis metallica or sumptuosa

 
Not sumptuosa
Meta soma too shiny and pronotum lacking strongly elevated carina

Female - Augochlorini
The shiny metallic surface of the legs, rules out all of the genus Agapostemon. Also, the light coloring of the eyes and the green tegula makes her look like a female Augochloropsis metallica, but please wait for an expert. (widespread range)

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