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Photo#685446
Osmia? - Agapostemon

Osmia? - Agapostemon
Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA
August 4, 2012

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Osmia? - Agapostemon Osmia? - Agapostemon

Moved
Moved from Augochlorini.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

 
I don't think Augochlorini occur that far NW
Please correct me if I'm wrong

 
That's an interesting bit of
That's an interesting bit of information regarding their range.

I'm in no position to add any information but it wouldn't surprise me if they didn't get this far north.

Since I am sucker for a good sparkle, I keep my eyes open but thus far the green hymenopteran sparkles I see in the Vancouver-Portland metro area are Agapostemon viriscens, Agapostemon texanus (thanks to your, Dr. Ascher's id) and Chrysididae spp.

I'd say it's a Halictidae. An
I'd say it's a Halictidae. And, maybe it's an Agapostemon. They are pretty common around our parts. http://bugguide.net/node/view/7997/bgimage

But wait on a firm id from the bee experts. I'm a mistake prone beginner.

 
Close!
Agapostemon is really hard to tell apart from those in tribe Augochlorini from many photos :)

 
Thanks
Thank you for the attempt on this one.

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