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Tribe Halictini

Metallic Green Bee - Agapostemon - male Striking black wasp with white hair - Lasioglossum Sweat Bee - Lasioglossum A wee bee in need of ID ... (sorry about that) - Lasioglossum Sweat bee - Lasioglossum Bee on Ox-Eye Daisy  - Halictus ligatus Hoplitis?  - Halictus Sweat Bees Halictus (Seladonia) confusus Male - Halictus confusus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees)
Family Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae
Tribe Halictini
Numbers
>380 spp. in 5 genera in our area, >2,800 spp. in 22 genera of 4 subtribes worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, ~¾ in the Old World but rather poorly represented in the Oriental Region(1)