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Tiny bee | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Tiny bee

A tiny sweet bee (about 6mm) sharing the same Opuntia flower than its cousins, the green and shiny Augochlorella (flic.kr/p/STdMVf)

 

• Metallic halictid bee / sweat bee

• Abejas del sudor

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Arthropoda

Class:Insecta

Order:Hymenoptera

Suborder:Apocrita

Superfamily:Apoidea

Family:Halictidae

Subfamily:Halictinae

 

Salinas, Canelones, Uruguay

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Taken on March 3, 2019