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Lasioglossum glabriventre, F, Face1, WY, Lincoln County

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One of the tricky clade of a small black bees that occur throughout the West. In this case the species of Lasioglossum glabriventre was found at fossil Butte national Monument. You should visit because it is rich in bees and apparently fossils to. Picture taken by Sue Boo. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, 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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