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Wearing o' the Green

A close-up of a male green sweet bee, Agapostemon texanus, nectaring on a coneflower, Rudbeckia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

On St. Patrick's Day, we see green. We crave green. We wear green. And the penalty for not wearing green? You get pinched. Not so with green sweat...

A close-up of a male green sweet bee, Agapostemon texanus, nectaring on a coneflower, Rudbeckia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A close-up of a male green sweet bee, Agapostemon texanus, nectaring on a coneflower, Rudbeckia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A close-up of a male green sweet bee, Agapostemon texanus, nectaring on a coneflower, Rudbeckia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 5:43 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment Natural Resources

Color It Metallic Green

Green Metallic Sweat Bee

The green metallic sweat bee looks as if someone splashed green fluorescent paint on it.This uniquely colored bee is just one of some 1600 native bee...

Green Metallic Sweat Bee
Green Metallic Sweat Bee

THIS MALE green metallic sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, looks as if someone poured fluorescent paint on it. It's about one-fourth the size of a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In Flight
In Flight

IN FLIGHT--This tiny green metallic sweat bee is in a hurry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 2, 2009 at 6:40 PM
 
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