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As Tiny as a... Sweat Bee

Sweat Bee

If you like to take photos of insects that are as small as a grain of rice, then you'll love--absolutely love--stalking a sweat bee.Sweat bees,...

Sweat Bee
Sweat Bee

SWEAT BEE, a female Halictus tripartitus, sips nectar from a tower of jewels blossom (Echium wildpretti). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-Up
Close-Up

CLOSE-UP of a female sweat bee, Halictus tripartitus, as identified by native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis. This one is nectaring on a tower of jewels. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Heavy Load
Heavy Load

HEAVY LOAD of blue pollen on a female sweat bee, Halictus tripartitus. The bee is leaving a tower of jewels (Echium wildprettii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 4:58 PM
 
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