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Green Bee or Wasp of some sort?  Maybe a fly?? - Agapostemon texanus

Green Bee or Wasp of some sort? Maybe a fly?? - Agapostemon texanus
Mt. Shasta, Siskiyou County, California, USA
August 11, 2012
Size: about 1 cm long

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Agapostemon texanus
This picture captures both the distinct propodeal carina for the genus, and the two-caliber punctation on the scutum for the species :)
Also known as "Ultra-green sweat bee," alongside some others in the tribe Augochlorini.

 
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