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Sweat Bee

Agapostemon texanus

Description:

9-11 mm, blue-green, scutum is shiny, wings are transparent

Habitat:

Southern Canada, US, Mexico. Nest in the ground in tunnels they dig.

Notes:

Bee is pollinating a cholla tree flower.

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2 Comments

DavidFarrar
DavidFarrar 10 years ago

Thanks. The cholla is about 5 feet tall and does look like a Christmas tree in full bloom. However, the blooms only last for a few days.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 10 years ago

Nice color on the bee!

DavidFarrar
Spotted by
DavidFarrar

Tooele, Utah, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2011
Submitted on Aug 5, 2011

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