No Common Name Augochlorella aurata (Smith, 1853)  

Status:

"One of the most common bees in Eastern North America... a particular lover of open fields." (Droege, 2013)

Description:

Nests are categorized as ground burrows, and social behavior is categorized as primitively eusocial or semisocial (Selfridge et al., 2017).

There are 54 records in the project database.

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A female Augochlorella aurata collected in Boonsboro, Maryland (7/1/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Augochlorella aurata collected in Boonsboro, Maryland (7/1/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Augochlorella aurata collected in Boonsboro, Maryland (7/1/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Augochlorella aurata in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/1/2014). Verified by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)


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