This is the most common of the three all green Agapostemon species.

Identification: See the Agapostemon page for genus-level ID features.

Similar Species: Females are challenging to separate from Brown-winged Striped Sweat Bee (Agapostemon splendens) and Texas Striped Sweat Bee (Agapostemon texanus). Males of all 4 Agapostemon species are usually not identifiable from photos.

Global Status: Secure (G5)

Vermont Status: Not Ranked


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Distribution: To see the global distribution, check out the iNaturalist account, and toggle the GBIF layer on the map.