Pure Green Sweat 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 rotting logs, this bee can 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) Ryan Hodnett, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanhodnett/33565484264/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augochlora_pura

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