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In the Blink of an Eye

Sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, prepares to leave one flower for another. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In the blink of an eye, they visit the rockpurslane (Calandrinia grandiflora).Now you see them, now you don't.They're a  sweat bee, a little larger than most sweat bees, but a little smaller than a honey bee.Halictus farinosus (family Halictidae)...

Sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, prepares to leave one flower for another. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, prepares to leave one flower for another. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, prepares to leave one flower for another. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, foraging in rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, foraging in rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, foraging in rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 9:58 PM
 
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