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Species Lasioglossum semicaeruleum

Utah Bee - Lasioglossum semicaeruleum - male bee for ID - Lasioglossum semicaeruleum - female bee for ID - Lasioglossum semicaeruleum bee for ID - Lasioglossum semicaeruleum Halictid - Lasioglossum semicaeruleum Tiny ant sized bee - Lasioglossum semicaeruleum Green, hairy bee - Lasioglossum semicaeruleum Green, hairy bee - Lasioglossum semicaeruleum
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 semicaeruleum (Lasioglossum semicaeruleum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Halictus semicaeruleus Cockerell, 1895; Dialictus semicaeruleus (Cockerell, 1895); Halictus pruinosiformis Crawford, 1906; Halictus glaucovirens Cockerell, 1919; Halictus (Chloralictus) exalbidus Sandhouse 1924; Dialictus pruinosiformis (Crawford, 1906); Lasioglossum (Dialictus) pruinosiforme (Crawford, 1906); Halictus (Chloralictus) actuarius Sandhouse, 1924; Dialictus actuarius (Sandhouse, 1924); Lasioglossum (Dialictus) actuarium (Sandhouse, 1924)
Explanation of Names
Lasioglossum (Dialictus) semicaeruleum (Cockerell, 1895)
Size
Female: Length 5.55–6.16 mm(1)
Male: Length 4.21–4.64 mm(1)
Range
Canada: Southern Manitoba to southern Alberta.
USA: Minnesota to Texas west to California.
Mexico: Nuevo León to Durango to Sonora. With records also in Puebla.
Season
March to October
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.
Remarks
Abundant
Print References
Mitchell, T.B. 1960 Bees of the Eastern United States. North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin No. 141.(2)
Gibbs, J. 2010. Revision of the metallic species of Lasioglossum (Dialictus)in Canada (Hymenoptera, Halictidae, Halictini). Zootaxa; 2591, 249-253.(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the metallic species of Lasioglossum (Dialictus) in Canada.
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.).