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Subgenus Agapostemon

Green metallic bees mating . . . or not. - Agapostemon splendens - male - female Female Green Bee - Agapostemon texanus - female Halictid? Agapostemon sp.? - Agapostemon splendens Agapostemon (maybe a virescens female?) - Agapostemon virescens - female Metallic Sweat Bee - Agapostemon splendens Metallic Green Sweat Bee - Agapostemon splendens - female Green metallic bee - Agapostemon virescens Agapostemon? - Agapostemon virescens
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 Agapostemon (Striped-Sweat bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Agapostemon
Numbers
10 spp. in our area, 28 spp. total(1)