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Green Sweat Bee (Agapostemon texanus)
Agapostemon texanus, from Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA.
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GREEN SWEAT BEE FACTSDescription
The Green Sweat Bee (Agapostemon texanus) is a North American bee with a shiny green head and abdomen, however there is considerable variation in color and number of forms are classed as sub-species. Females have a metallic green or blue-green abdomen. Males have dark abdomen with yellow bands.
about 10mm long. Females are slightly larger than males.
Found across the United States, also found in British Columbia and Mexico
Relatives in same Genus
Sweat bee (A. virescens)