Augochloropsis sumptuosa, F, back, NC Moore County

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Detailed Description

Collected by Heather Campbell in the Sandhills of North Carolina, this very uncommon blue and green metallic bee is exquisite at the macro level and, if you download the original file, at the micro level where the surface of the integument is lushly inscribed with microscopic lines and pits...characteristic of this species

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