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Species Halictus tectus - Halictus (Vestitohalictus) tectus

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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
Genus Halictus (Furrow Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Vestitohalictus)
Species tectus (Halictus (Vestitohalictus) tectus)
Explanation of Names
Author: Radoszkowski, 1875
Range
Collected in Washington D.C. area in Maryland and in Downtown Philadelphia.
Remarks
Recently introduced from Europe. Found in eastern US, usually in disturbed, even urban, areas.