Females are distinguished from other subspecies by their narrower abdominal bands, particularly on the third segment. The pronotum has reddish-brown hairs (rarely whitish).
Males are distinguished from other subspecies by the narrower band on the third abdominal segment. The bands on the sternites
are more narrowly interrupted. The background of the tergum
has blueish, rather than greenish, reflections.
southeastern / Austroriparian range (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MI, NC, SC, e.TX)
Almost entirely geographically separated from the other species, only known to co-occur with ssp. plumipes in NC.