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Green Bee - Augochloropsis metallica - male

Green Bee - Augochloropsis metallica - Male
Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
August 17, 2017
Size: 1/2 in-ish
Looks/acts like an orchid bee, but rather far north for them. This picture was early afternoon, full sun.

Moved from ID Request.

Male - Sweat Bee
The metallic-green legs with the white tarsi, makes this look like a male Augochloropsis metallica. Hold on for an expert to check this out.
The plant looks like Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata. I'm not sure about the Aphids.

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