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Sweat Bee? - Halictus farinosus - male

Sweat Bee? - Halictus farinosus - Male
Mountain Meadows Reservoir area next to Westwood, Lassen County, California, USA
August 20, 2008
Size: Wingspan 18mm
Could this bee possibly be Halictus farinosus (1) or a closely related species? Many thanks for ID help with this bee!

The males in this genus have distinct spots on the legs, but you should be able to count the antennae segments. -- 11 flagellomeres = ♂
This one is a female: ♀ Nice shooting!


Moved from Sweat Bees.

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