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Species Lasioglossum coreopsis - Tickseed Metallic-Sweat bee

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, Furrow, Nomiine, and Shortface Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae (Sweat and Furrow Bees)
Tribe Halictini
Genus Lasioglossum
No Taxon (Subgenus Dialictus, Metallic-Sweat Bees)
Species coreopsis (Tickseed Metallic-Sweat bee)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Halictus cereopsis[sic] Robertson, 1902; Halictus coreopsis Robertson, 1902; Chloralictus coreopsis (Robertson, 1902); Dialictus coreopsis (Robertson, 1902)
Explanation of Names
Lasioglossum (Dialictus) coreopsis (Robertson, 1902)
Size
Female: Length 4-4.25mm(1)
Male: Length 3.75-4mm(1)
Range
Illinois and Michigan to Massachusetts, south to Florida.
Season
April to September, throughout the year in Florida.
Food
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Print References
Gibbs, J. 2011. Revision of the metallic Lasioglossum (Dialictus) of eastern North America (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Halictini.) Zootaxa.(1)
Mitchell, T.B. 1960 Bees of the Eastern United States. North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin No. 141.(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the metallic Lasioglossum (Dialictus) of eastern North America
2.Bees of the eastern United States
Mitchell T.B. 1962. Tech. Bull. (NC Agric. Exp. Sta.): No. 141 (538 pp.), 1960; and No. 152 (557 pp.).