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Genus Augochloropsis

Sweat bee, Halictidae family, Augochlorini tribe - Augochloropsis - female Bee on grass flower head - Augochloropsis metallica Agapostemon sericeus? - Augochloropsis metallica Pure Green Bee..........that looks Blue?  - Augochloropsis metallica Unknown sweat bee (Agapostemon sericeus?) - Augochloropsis metallica - male Metallic Green Bee - Augochloropsis Augochlora? - Augochloropsis Bee Identification Project  - Augochloropsis - female
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, Furrow, Nomiine, and Shortface Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae (Sweat and Furrow Bees)
Tribe Augochlorini (Augochlorine Green-Sweat Bees and relatives)
Genus Augochloropsis
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 145 spp. in 3 subgenera total; all our spp. are in the subg. Paraugochloropsis (contains 42 spp. total)(1)
Identification
Has a strong carina on pronotal lobe; metallic, angled tegulae. (Note by John Ascher)
Range
New World (map)(1)