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Lasioglossum swenki (Crawford, 1906)
Halictus swenki Crawford, 1906; Evylaeus swenki (Crawford, 1906)

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Subgenus: Hemihalictus

Lasioglossum swenki FEM mm x ZS PMax
© Copyright Laurence Packer 2014 · 7
Lasioglossum swenki FEM mm x ZS PMax

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Lasioglossum swenki MALE mm .x ZS PMax
© Copyright Laurence Packer 2014 · 7
Lasioglossum swenki MALE mm .x ZS PMax
Identification
A large species, 7 - 7.5 mm, with T1-3 a very noticable red-orange color in contrast to the dark nearly black segments T4-5. Metanotum with a large central patch of appressed, short, thick hairs in the center of segment and most of the sides. That patch taking up about 33-100 percent of the segment. Those same hairs fringing the entire scutum, across the entire pronotum, and sometimes across the mesepisturnum. Allotype and paratype seen.

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asteraceae  Hieracium @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Cucurbitaceae  Cucurbita @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Fabaceae  Dalea villosa @ AMNH_BEE (11); CUIC_ENT (1)
Linaceae  Linum rigidum @ CUIC_ENT (1); AMNH_BEE (3)
Nyctaginaceae  Mirabilis hirsuta @ AMNH_BEE (2)
Onagraceae  Oenothera @ AMNH_BEE (1)
_  Withheld @ BBSL (21)

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