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

1 Species ID Suggestions

AaronS.Young 10 years ago
Metallic Green Bee
Agapostemon splendens Metallic green bee - Agapostemon splendens - BugGuide.Net

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John La Salle
John La Salle 10 years ago

The insect is a bee - probably a Halictidae.

AaronS.Young 10 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.

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Wisconsin, USA

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

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