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Discover Life 6 kinds match:
Augochloropsis anonyma  [popup] female
Augochloropsis anonyma  [popup] male
Augochloropsis metallica  [popup] female
Augochloropsis metallica  [popup] male
Augochloropsis sumptuosa  [popup] female
Augochloropsis sumptuosa  [popup] male


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REMAINING (number with state)
A. anonyma vs A. metallica
 A. anonyma - Longitudinal length of the small dorsal unpitted portion of the propodeum half that of the metanotum and usually deeply impressed along its transverse length - Always with only irregularly scattered hairs present apically on T2, these hairs arising at varying distances from the apex and form only a very weak band along the rim- Pitting on T1 always sparse, averaging more than 3 pit diameters in interpit distance, and of equal pit size throughout (2)
 A. metallica - Longitudinal length of the dorsal unpitted portion of the propodeum equal to or slightly greater than that of the metanotum and the dorsal portion of the propodeum only medially impressed, if at all, note that in the male dorsal area of the propodeum most often longer than the metanotum - Normally with distinct apical vibrissae present on T2, with these distinctly thicker hairs arising in a uniform band along the rim, although in some specimens it may appear absent, if these hairs are present as described then the specimen is not A. anonyma - Pitting on T1 HIGHLY variable in both pit density and pit size (2)
A. metallica vs A. sumptuosa
 A. metallica - Vertex of head not expanded, appearing to only slightly rise above ocelli if at all - Pronotal wings most often poorly developed, appearing as bumps or clearly obtusely angular, although some few specimens have pronotal wings nearly as well-developed as is seen in A. sumptuosa - Faint lines on tergites normally only visible from certain angles, if present - In direct comparison, with a lower ratio of dark to light hairs on T3 outside of the impressed apical rim, and usually smaller overall (2)
 A. sumptuosa - Vertex of head expanded, appearing to rise above ocelli by one ocellar diameter or more - Pronotal wings always strongly projecting, taking the form of a right angle or nearly so, with both sides curving concavely into its apex - Heavy tessellation of tergites visible from virtually any angle - In direct comparison, with a higher ratio of dark to light hairs on T3 outside of the impressed apical rim, save for laterally where the dominant hair color is light, and usually larger overall (2)
Abdomen, T1, surface texture between pits
 Smooth and shiny, highly reflective, with no faint lines present on the integument (4)
 Extremely dull, reflecting little or no light due to the dense tessellation present on the integument (2)
 Somewhat smooth and shiny, with some metallic reflections that are only slightly obscured by faint lines on the integument (2)
Males, A. sumptuosa vs other species
 Other species - Rim of S4 with a medial projection that is apically pointed, appearing sharp (2)
 A. sumptuosa - Rim of S4 with a medial projection that is apically truncated, appearing relatively widely flattened at the tip in comparison to other potential species (1)
Sex; number of antennal segments
 Female; 12 (3)
 Male; 13 (3)
State or province where bee was collected
 DE (6)
 FL (6)
 GA (6)
 MD (6)
 NC (6)
 NJ (6)
 SC (6)
 VA (6)
 AL (4)
 AR (4)
 CO (4)
 DC (4)
 IA (4)
 IL (4)
 IN (4)
 KS (4)
 KY (4)
 LA (4)
 MO (4)
 MS (4)
 NM (4)
 NY (4)
 OH (4)
 OK (4)
 PA (4)
 SD (4)
 TN (4)
 TX (4)
 WI (4)
 WV (4)
 NE (3)
 AZ (2)
 CT (2)
 MA (2)
 ME (2)
 MI (2)
 MN (2)
 NB (2)
 ND (2)
 NH (2)
 Ontario (2)
 Quebec (2)
 RI (2)
 VT (2)
Thorax, pronotum, shape of the dorsally-located horizontal ridge which extends along the top of the pronotum back onto the pronotal lobes
 Pronotal ridge strongly projecting to each side of the midline, taking the form of wings which approach or attain a ninety-degree point at their apices (4)
 Pronotal ridge weakly projecting to each side of the midline, often appearing as no more than a rounded bump, or if angular then definitively obtuse and not approaching ninety-degrees (4)