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Species Halictus tectus - Lesser Vested-Furrow bee

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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, Furrow, Nomiine, and Shortface Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae (Sweat and Furrow Bees)
Tribe Halictini
Genus Halictus (Furrow Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Vestitohalictus)
Species tectus (Lesser Vested-Furrow bee)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Seladonia (Vestitohalictus) tecta (Radoszkowski, 1876); Vestitohalictus (Vestitohalictus) tectus (Radoszkowski, 1876)
Explanation of Names
Halictus (Vestitohalictus) tectus Radoszkowski, 1876
Range
Collected in Washington D.C. area in Maryland and in Downtown Philadelphia.
Season
July to September
Remarks
First US record in the early 2000's(2005?), introduced from Europe. Found in eastern US, usually in disturbed, even urban, areas.