CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Metallic Green Bee (Agapostemon splendens)
A member of the Halictidae family. also referred to as sweat bees. This one is male.
“Adult halictids eat nectar, and collect nectar and pollen for the larvae. All halictids are mass provisioners, that is, the adults provision each cell with all the food (pollen and nectar) a larva will need until it emerges.” source: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in897
Learn to identify: http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?search=Agapostemon+splendens
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