Pure Green Augochlora Bee

Augochlora pura

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Augochlora pura is a solitary sweat bee found primarily in the Eastern United States. It is known for its bright green color and its tendency to forage on a variety of plants. Inhabiting rotten logs, this bee will produce up to three generations per year. Both males and females have been observed licking sweat from human skin, most likely seeking salt.

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  1. (c) Laura Gooch, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/19474221@N08/4888820071
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augochlora_pura

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