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Green Metallic Bee - Halictid bee - Agapostemon? - Agapostemon virescens - female

Green Metallic Bee - Halictid bee - Agapostemon? - Agapostemon virescens - Female
Woodbridge, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
July 23, 2006
I just wanted to be sure I was getting the correct ID on this Bee.
Sorry, no frontal images. Image 1.

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Green Metallic Bee - Halictid bee - Agapostemon? - Agapostemon virescens - female Green Metallic Bee - Halictid bee - Agapostemon? - Agapostemon virescens - female

What's with those hind legs a
What's with those hind legs and the pom poms?
Anyone know? Please excuse my ignorance. I don't see the same pom poms in the other sample pics for this species.
Thanks.

 
"Pom Poms" on the rear legs
These are the pollen spores that the bee has been collecting in the sacs that are located on the hind legs.

 
Yep. Gotta go back and make
Yep. Gotta go back and make some honey.

Agapostemon virescens
female

 
Thanks
That narrowed it down, thank you.

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