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Sweat Bee (Augochlorini) - Augochlorella aurata

Sweat Bee (Augochlorini) - Augochlorella aurata
Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
August 21, 2007
Seen in the afternoon near a pond.


Moved from Augochlorini.

Augochlora pura or Augochlorella aurata (=striata)

Thank you, John

Looks like
a halictid bee, perhaps in the tribe Augochlorini? Very similar to this shot of Augochlorella:

I may be wrong, but I'm pretty sure this is a halictid, at least. I'm sure the experts will provide more info soon, though!

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