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For the United States & Canada

Species Lasioglossum leucozonium

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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 Lasioglossum
No Taxon (Subgenus Leuchalictus)
Species leucozonium (Lasioglossum leucozonium)
Explanation of Names
Author: Schrank, 1781
Size
Female: 8 mm. Male 7-8 mm.
Range
Holarctic, widely distributed in Canada, northern Europe and northern United States.
Season
July 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
Non native
Print References
Mitchell, T.B. 1960 Bees of the Eastern United States. North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin No. 141.