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Metallic Green Bee - Augochloropsis

Metallic Green Bee - Augochloropsis
Tracys Landing, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
October 12, 2016
Size: approximately 1 cm
Seemed to be resting or maybe drinking the dew off of our deck railing. My guess is that it is a sweat bee, but maybe it is a cuckoo wasp? It was so pretty. I will post a second picture from a different angle.

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Metallic Green Bee - Augochloropsis Metallic Green Bee - Augochloropsis

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Female - Sweat Bee
This looks like a female Augochloropsis metallica, but please wait for an expert. (widespread range)

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