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Photo#156158
Augochlora pura - male

Augochlora pura - Male
Rancocas, Rancocas Nature Center NJAS, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
August 4, 2007
Size: Maybe around 1.5 cm?
Sweat Bee (Halictidae)? I only have the one shot, but I was wondering if it is possible to tell genus? I have been trying to find something all green, black L-shaped eyes, and matching wing veins. Unfortunately the one I keep thinking is closest visually (Augochlora pura) is wood-boring, but some images are on flowers.

Augochlora pura
male

note the truncate apex of the marginal cell and black unmodified tegulae

Sorry, don't know the bee,
but were just wondering if you had given any thought to rotating this image so the lovely would be rightside up? Seems like it would make a much more helpful image that way, but understand if you prefer it this way. Just checking :)

 
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How's this guy?

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