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Green n' pretty - Agapostemon splendens - female

Green n' pretty - Agapostemon splendens - Female
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
June 19, 2006
Size: 13mm

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Agapostemon splendens
female

Agapostemon?
I'm thinking this is a female Agapostemon, actually.

 
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So how do you tell them apart? As far as I see, the hind tibia is longer than the tarsus, but maybe that is just the angle.

 
Gestalt:-)
I confess to using the 'Gestalt' method. Agapostemon tends to have coarser texture, like this, and they are often hairier than the genera in the Augochlorini. To be sure, you have to look at miniscule features like facial sutures and the "shoulder blades."

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