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Description:

Fly or wasp with green head and thorax, and yellow and black striped abdomen. Less than a centimeter long.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Metallic Green Bee
Agapostemon splendens Metallic green bee - Agapostemon splendens - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

John La Salle
John La Salle 7 years ago

The insect is a bee - probably a Halictidae.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halictidae

AaronS.Young
AaronS.Young 7 years ago

Sorry, I know the plant is a New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae). Don't know about the insect, but it looks like a bee mimic to me.

ShannonH
Spotted by
ShannonH

Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Sep 18, 2013
Submitted on Sep 18, 2013

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