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Family Halictidae - Sweat Bees

Unknown Bee - Lasioglossum Sweat Bee - Lasioglossum small bee on chamisa - Halictus ligatus Bee species - Augochlora pura - female Melissodes?  - Halictus ligatus - male Halictus Sweat bee - Halictus ligatus - male Bee - Lasioglossum Lasioglossum

Bee - Dieunomia nevadensis - male Bee - Dieunomia - male Halictidae -? - Dieunomia - female Rainbow Bee - Nomia Dieunomia nevadensis arizonensis? - Dieunomia nevadensis - male Dieunomia heteropoda - female Nomia sp. on milkweed - Nomia Nomia sp. - Nomia - female

Which bee be on poppy? - Dufourea - female Small bee - Micralictoides ruficaudus - female bee with unusual antennae - Dufourea maura - male Halictidae? - Micralictoides Micralictoides ruficaudus - female BrownAbdomenBee - Xeralictus - female Unknown bee - Dufourea Andrena sp? - Dufourea echinocacti