Halictus ligatus

Halictus ligatus

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Halictus ligatus is a species of sweat bee from the family Halictidae, characterized by those bees that mine or burrow into the ground to create their nests, which is one of the most common families of bees that live in temperate areas of the world. The term sweat bee is the common name used for Halictus ligatus because they are attracted to the salts of human perspiration. Most are small to medium in size, ranging from

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