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Virescent green metallic bee

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Agapostemon virescens

These bees are recognizable by their metallic green head and thorax. The eyes are droplet shaped, and their antennae are highly visible. The female’s abdomen is black, with bands of white hair, while the male’s is black with hairless bands. Their translucent wings are slightly smoke-coloured or amber.

The males are 10 mm long and the females, 11 mm.

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