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Augochloropsis metallica? - Augochloropsis metallica - male

Augochloropsis metallica? - Augochloropsis metallica - Male
Champaign County, Illinois, USA
October 14, 2013

I can't count the flagellomeres, but I can feel him staring at me, scary!
Plus, the females have much different legs, all of them with dark tarsi. Nice shooting!

Thanks! Unfortunately, I just
Thanks! Unfortunately, I just noticed that somehow I combined two different individuals. I'm pretty sure your comment about gender differences still applies, though.

Moved from Sweat Bees.

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