Sweat Bee
( Halictidae )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Halictidae
(Thomson ,1869 )
Common Name:Sweat Bee
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Hymenoptera
Suborder:Apocrita
Family:Halictidae
Taxon Code:HYM02392
ITIS/TSN:154348

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

RECOGNITION
Description
Small to medium-sized bees, usually black or brownish, a few have metallic greenish or bluish highlights.
Body Length
4-10 mm.
Child Taxa
Subfamilies: Subfamily Halictinae, Subfamily Nomiinae, Subfamily Rophitinae

BIOLOGY

CREDITS
Photographer
Juliene Johnson-Metsa
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Family Halictidae - Sweat Bees. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/128). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
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