sweat bee

(Subfamily Halictinae)

               
     

sweat bee (Subfamily Halictinae)

 

   
   
   
   
   
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Identification

There are four subfamilies of sweat bees (Family Halicitidae). With more than 2,400 species, the subfamily Halticinae (no common name) is by far the largest and most diverse.

See Subordinate Taxa for identification information.

 
Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources: 7, 24, 27, 29, 30.

 
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No Common Name
The Subfamily Halictinae has no common name. The common name for the family Halictidae is sweat bees, and is applied here for the sake of convenience.

 
Taxonomy

Order:

Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps, and sawflies)

 

Suborder:

Apocrita (wasps, ants and bees)

 

No Rank:

Aculeata

 

Superfamily:

Apoidea (bees)

 

Family:

Halictidae (sweat bees)

 

Subfamily:

Halictinae

 
Subordinate Taxa

bald-spot sweat bee (Lasioglossum paraforbesii)

bicolored striped sweat bee (Agapostemon virescens)

bi-lobed cuckoo sweat bee (Sphecodes confertus)

brown-winged striped sweat bee (Agapostemon splendens)

confusing furrow bee (Halictus confusus)

Cresson’s sweat bee (Lasioglossum cressonii)

cyclops cuckoo sweat bee (Sphecodes heraclei)

Davis’s cuckoo sweat bee (Sphecodes davisii)

dull-breasted sweat bee (Lasioglossum pectorale)

golden sweat bee (Augochlorella aurata)

green metallic sweat bee (Augochloropsis metallica)

homogeneous cuckoo sweat bee (Sphecodes persimilis)

leathery sweat bee (Lasioglossum coriaceum)

ligated furrow bee (Halictus ligatus)

orange-legged furrow bee (Halictus rubicundus)

parallel-striped sweat bee (Halictus parallelus)

pure green augochlora (Augochlora pura)

scalloped cuckoo sweat bee (Sphecodes dichrous)

silky agapostemon (Agapostemon sericeus)

very smooth sweat bee (Lasioglossum laevissimum)

Viereck’s sweat bee (Lasioglossum vierecki)

white-zoned furrow bee (Lasioglossum leucozonium)

 
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Augochlorine sweat-bees (Halictinae) pollinating flowers of two Dyckya spp. (Bromeliaceae) in Porto Alegre, Brazil

   
       
       
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Luciearl
8/27/2019

Location: Cass County

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