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Halictid Bee - Augochloropsis metallica? - Augochloropsis metallica - male

Halictid Bee - Augochloropsis metallica? - Augochloropsis metallica - Male
Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve, Lake County, Illinois, USA
August 29, 2007

Moved
Moved from Augochlorini.

Look at the tegula
The tegula (check the glossary and description of Augochloropsis) doesn't look metallic green, which is characteristic of Augpchloropsis, so I don't think that it is that genus. maybe you have other photos that show that feature better.

 
Only angle I got...
Only angle I got...

 
Color's certainly not the best way to ID, but...
see this post:

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