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Species Lasioglossum coriaceum

Halictid Bee? - Lasioglossum coriaceum - male Bee - Lasioglossum coriaceum - male Lasioglossum ? - Lasioglossum coriaceum Bee on late-season asters - Lasioglossum coriaceum - male sweat bee - Lasioglossum coriaceum - female Black Bee on Yellow Wingstem - Lasioglossum coriaceum Leathery Sweat Bee in New Brunswick - Lasioglossum coriaceum - male Lasioglossum coriaceum - male
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 (Apoidea (clade Anthophila) - Bees)
Family Halictidae (Sweat, Furrow, Nomiine, and Short-faced Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae (Sweat and Furrow Bees)
Tribe Halictini
Genus Lasioglossum
No Taxon (Subgenus Lasioglossum)
Species coriaceum (Lasioglossum coriaceum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Halictus coriaceus Smith, 1853; Halictus subquadratus Smith, 1853; Curtisapis coriacea (Smith, 1853); Halictus sexcinctus_homonym Provancher, 1882, misdetermination; Halictus distinctus_homonym Provancher, 1882; Halictus distinguendus Dalla Torre, 1896, replacement name
Explanation of Names
Lasioglossum (Lasioglossum) coriaceum (Smith, 1853)
Female: Length 8.3-11.2 mm(1)
Male: Length 6.9-9.8 mm(1)
"broad gena and black distitarsi" (John Ascher's comment here)
Alberta to Nova Scotia, south to Illinois and Georgia.
March to November.
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
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.Studies of Halictinae (Apoidea: Halictidae) I: Revision of New World Lasioglossum Curtis
Ronald J. McGinley. 1986. Smithsonian Institution.
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.).