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Lasioglossum boreale, F, Side, NH, Coos County

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New Hampshire...The White Mountains...Mount the very top is tundra a small remnant of what was more extensive in the cold post glacial times and still harbors arctic species like this Lasioglossum boreale. At this point this is the only location that has had this species in New England. Perhaps it is elsewhere, but not found or overlooked, more investigations are needed. Collected as part of the White Mountains beeblitz this past summer. Pictures by Claire Mudd and Eleana Perry. Shopping by Wayne Boo. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 200mm Pentax-m with Nikon 10X infinity microscope objective lens mounted on front , Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.6, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200.USGSBIML Photoshopping Technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.


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