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Discover Life 14 kinds match:
Augochlorella aurata  [popup] female
Augochlorella aurata  [popup] male
Augochlorella bracteata  [popup] female
Augochlorella bracteata  [popup] male
Augochlorella gratiosa  [popup] female
Augochlorella gratiosa  [popup] male
Augochlorella karankawa  [popup] female
Augochlorella karankawa  [popup] male
Augochlorella neglectula  [popup] female
Augochlorella neglectula  [popup] male
Augochlorella persimilis  [popup] female
Augochlorella persimilis  [popup] male
Augochlorella pomoniella  [popup] female
Augochlorella pomoniella  [popup] male


REMAINING (number with state)
Female - Augochlorella aurata, A. gratiosa, A. persimilis
 A. aurata - Larger - Longitudinal length of propodeal triangle greater than that of metanotum in most individuals in some it is about the same and in some regions may even be shorter - Propodeal striations often reaching rim, rim may be carinate or not, if not reaching rim then no indication of faint latitudinal striations - Rear face of propodeum peppered with minute bumps and at least the central portion clearly reflecting light and glossy also in direct comparison to A. gratiosa very slightly less planar or flattened across the surface and lateral carinae not as well developed - Color usually bright green but some individuals can have distinct gold overtones - Labrum tending toward black, central bump usually oblong and fades more gradually onto the surrounding plane - 7-8mm (1)
 A. gratiosa - Intermediate in size - Longitudinal length of propodeal triangle less than or equal to that of the metanotum - Propodeal striations always reach the rim - Rear face of the propodeum granular, rugose, does not reflect light, rear face also relatively wide, flat, planar, and lateral carinae tend to be slightly longer than other species - Color bright green to blue in southern Florida - Central bump on labrum tends to be circular but not clearly defined, intermediate between the other two species - 6-7mm (1)
 A. persimilis - Smaller - Longitudinal length of propodeal triangle greater than that of metanotum - Propodeal striations do not quite reach rim, the rim area with FAINT latitudinal striations - Rear face of propodeum peppered with minute bumps and at least the central portion clearly reflecting light and glossy - Overall color more gold-green - Central bump on labrum rounder and rises more abruptly and discretely from the surrounding plane - Labrum tends toward dark brown rather than black - Less common - 5-6mm (1)
Female, A. aurata vs A. bracteata vs. A. persimilis
 A. aurata - Lateral face of propodeum more rough, often looking like choppy water or crumpled tinfoil - Striations of the propodeal triangle often reach posterior rim - Anterior margin of the scutum strongly sculptured or rugose, with large cells - Clypeus with dark band along the rim, occupying apical 1/4 to 1/3 - Body size 6-9mm (1)
 A. bracteata - Lateral face of propodeum less rough although still quite granular but lacking the crests of choppy water - Striations of the propodeal triangle not reaching posterior rim - Anterior margin of the scutum only slightly rugose and roughly granular to nearly smooth, clearly lacking large cells - Clypeus with dark band along rim, occupying apical 1/3 - Body size 5-7mm (1)
 A. persimilis - Lateral face of propodeum less rough although still quite granular - Striations of the propodeal triangle not reaching the posterior rim - Anterior margin of the scutum strongly sculptured or rugose, with large cells - Clypeus with dark band along rim occupying apical 1/3 to 2/3- Body size 4.5-6mm (1)
Female, A. aurata vs A. gratiosa
 A. aurata - Propodeal triangle with fewer than 40 striations - Surface between pits on T1 smooth and shiny (1)
 A. gratiosa - Propodeal triangle with 40 or more striations - Surface between pits on T1 lineolate, meaning marked with faint lines (1)
Female, A. bracteata vs A. pomoniella
 A. bracteata - Striations on the propodeal triangle end just prior to the posterior rim, unstriated area narrow - Smaller, 5-7mm - Less common, known from Texas and New Mexico (1)
 A. pomoniella - Striations on the propodeal triangle occupy only 2/3 of the area, posterior margin broadly unstriated - Larger, 6-10mm - More common, known from SW region (1)
Female, abdomen, T1
 Surface between pits smooth and shiny (5)
 Surface between pits lineolate, meaning, dulled or marked with faint microscopic lines (4)
Female, head, preoccipital ridge
 No carina (6)
 Carina obvious (4)
Female, head, shape
 Wider than long, or equally wide as long (6)
 Longer than wide (1)
Female, longitudinal length of the dorsal part of the propodeum, also known as the propodeal triangle vs longitudinal length of metanotum
 Greater (5)
 Equal (3)
 Shorter (1)
Female, propodeal triangle
 Striations stopping just short of the posterior rim (5)
 Striations reaching posterior rim (3)
Female, propodeum, rear face
 Rough, WITHOUT horizontal striations near the top of the face (5)
 Smooth, sparsely pitted and shiny (3)
 Rough, WITH horizontal striations near the top of the face (2)
Male - A. aurata, A. gratiosa, A. persimilis - Combination of characters
 A. aurata - Hair on rear basitarsus all about the same length and about 1.5 times the width of the segment - Scutum with clearly defined pits, region between pits mirror smooth and evenly reflecting light - Underside of antennae tends toward brown - Last antennal segment about the same color as the one preceding it, perhaps slightly darker - Rear face of the propodeum with small bumps but clearly reflecting light between those bumps (1)
 A. gratiosa - Hair on rear basitarsus increasing in length toward the base where it reaches up to 4 times the width of the segment - Scutum will ill-defined pits these hidden amidst the general roughness of the surface between the pits - Underside of antennae tends toward yellow - Last antennal segment all brown - Surface of rear face of the propodeum roughened with small bumps but NOT clearly reflecting light between those bumps (1)
 A. persimilis - Hair on the rear basitarsus clearly longer on the apical two-thirds of the segment about twice the width of the segment - Scutum with clear pits, region between pits while highly glossy is slightly uneven due to each pit having a very slight depression surrounding it - Underside of antennae tends to be more yellow - Last antennal segment about the same color as the one preceding it - Overall color tends to be more golden-green in color rather than green, but some individuals of A. aurata can also be this color - Rear face of the propodeum with small bumps but clearly reflecting light between those bumps (1)
Male, A. aurata vs A. bracteata
 A. aurata - Lateral face of propodeum rougher, often looking like choppy water or crumpled tinfoil - Anterior margin of scutum strongly sculptured or rugose, forming large irregular cells - Body size 6-8mm (1)
 A. bracteata - Lateral face of propodeum less rough ranging from quite granular and lacking the choppy crests to nearly smooth with pitting distinct and clear - Anterior margin of scutum slightly rugose and rough, but not creating large irregular cells - Body size 4.5-6mm (1)
Male, A. neglectula vs A. pomoniella
 A. neglectula - Rear face of the propodeum rough between pits, with horizontal striations or wrinkles near the top of the rear face below and to the sides of the propodeal triangle (1)
 A. pomoniella - Rear face of the propodeum smooth and reflective between pits, without horizontal striations or wrinkles near the top of the rear face (1)
Male, abdomen, S4
 Apical margin deeply curved inward (5)
 Apical margin slightly curved inward (2)
 Apical margin straight (2)
Male, head, shape
 Wider than long, or equally wide as long (6)
 Longer than wide (1)
Male, hind leg, basitarsus, hairs on the underside
 Hairs on the basal 1/3 of the segment SLIGHTLY SHORTER or the SAME LENGTH as the hairs on the lower portion (5)
 Hairs on the basal 1/3 of the segment LONGER than the hairs on the lower portion (1)
 Hairs on the basal 1/3 of the segment MUCH SHORTER than the hairs on the lower portion (1)
Male, longitudinal length of propodeum vs longitudinal length of metanotum
 Clearly greater (5)
 Roughly equal (4)
Male, propodeal triangle
 Striations not reaching posterior rim (5)
 Striations reaching posterior rim (3)
Male, propodeum, rear face
 Rough, not reflective (5)
 Smooth to slightly rough, very reflective (5)
Sex; number of antennal segments
 Female; 12 (7)
 Male; 13 (7)
State or province where bee was collected
 TX (12)
 NM (8)
 AL (6)
 GA (6)
 LA (6)
 MD (6)
 MS (6)
 NC (6)
 OK (6)
 SC (6)
 VA (6)
 AR (4)
 AZ (4)
 DE (4)
 FL (4)
 IA (4)
 IL (4)
 IN (4)
 KS (4)
 KY (4)
 MI (4)
 MN (4)
 MO (4)
 NH (4)
 NJ (4)
 OH (4)
 PA (4)
 TN (4)
 WI (4)
 WV (4)
 CA (2)
 CO (2)
 CT (2)
 MA (2)
 ME (2)
 Manitoba (2)
 ND (2)
 NE (2)
 NV (2)
 NY (2)
 New Brunswick (2)
 Nova Scotia (2)
 Ontario (2)
 Quebec (2)
 RI (2)
 SD (2)
 UT (2)
 VT (2)
 WY (2)
 DC (1)