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Color It Metallic Green

Green Metallic Sweat Bee

The green metallic sweat bee looks as if someone splashed green fluorescent paint on it.This uniquely colored bee is just one of some 1600 native bee species in California. It's about one-fourth the size of a honey bee and it's difficult to photograph...

Green Metallic Sweat Bee
Green Metallic Sweat Bee

THIS MALE green metallic sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, looks as if someone poured fluorescent paint on it. It's about one-fourth the size of a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In Flight
In Flight

IN FLIGHT--This tiny green metallic sweat bee is in a hurry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 2, 2009 at 6:40 PM
 
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