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Wild bee - Agapostemon

Wild bee - Agapostemon
Ballena Bay, Alameda, Alameda County, California, USA
September 17, 2012
Size: ~1/2"
Small and fast: first time I have been able to get close to one. On Grindelia sp.

Moved from ID Request.

Yep, Agapostemon!
Probably A. texanus based on hind femora and distribution, but not 100% sure.

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I knew you didn't just start photography, so I Googled you. You have soom really good photos on SmugMug. Please take a few minutes and add some bio info to your account page. I see you're using point'n'shoots (Sony DSC-H1 and Lumix FZ's). One of my favorite photos of a robber fly was taken with The Sony. I look forward to seeing more of your photos.

nice picture
i think Halictidae Agapostemon spp.

Great Photograph! Well done, Bob

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