Sweat Bee
( Lasioglossum sp. )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Lasioglossum sp.
(Curtis ,1833 )
Common Name:Sweat Bee
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Hymenoptera
Suborder:Apocrita
Family:Halictidae
Subfamily:Halictinae
Tribe:Halictini
Genus:Lasioglossum
Taxon Code:HYM00096
ITIS/TSN:154357

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Gardens at Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, 666 Bellevue, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100110

RECOGNITION

BIOLOGY
Food
They forage on a wide variety of flowers for pollen and nectar, they are generalists.

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Genus Lasioglossum. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/9033). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
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