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Sweat Bee - male Agapostemon sericeus? - Agapostemon sericeus
Pocantico Hills, NY, Westchester County, New York, USA
August 2, 2016
Size: est 3/8"
This Agapostemon was found in a spider web in a field of Queen Anne's lace. Is this a male Agapostemon sericeus? It has yellow markings on the 6th segment of its sternum (unlike A. virescens). The bands of this bee's abdomen lack the metallic/green-blue highlights of A. texanus.
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