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Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes)Leioproctus sp. (genus) (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 13 Nov 2018

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   27 Aug 2019
While I might secretly have guessed that this was a Lasioglossum species, it is actually a perfect example of an image that does not show enough detail to enable a reasonable suggestion.
   8 Sep 2019
Michael Batley, does this mean that Leioproctus sp is incorrect. Should it be removed?
On behalf of Andy Russell
   8 Sep 2019
I can't say definitely that it is not Leioproctus, but only a few Leioproctus species have white hair on the abdomen, while quite a lot of Lasioglossum species do. As the comments will always appear with the photo, it does not really matter whether the name is removed or not.
   8 Sep 2019
Thanks Michael

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • Calotis glandulosa Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size (mm)
  • 13 Nov 2018 Recorded on
  • AndyRussell Recorded by

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