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Noun1.Halictidae - a family of small solitary bees; many are valuable pollinators for agriculture
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
genus Nomia, nomia - a genus of bee; some are important pollinators of legumes
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He yanked out a small bee, known as Halictidae or a "sweat bee." And it was alive.
"I think the Halictidae mistook the eyelid for an armpit," he told AFP, using another name for "sweat bees" that are attracted to sweat, adding it could be the first case of its kind worldwide.
The small bees, known as Halictidae or 'sweat bees', are attracted to human perspiration and are found all over the world.
"Luckily the Halictidae didn't attack her eye and they were removed relatively quickly," he said.
dorsata, Amegilla cingulata and Xylocopa sp.), one species each from Halictidae (Halictus sp.), Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon sp.) and Sphecidae (Sphex sp.) were found on B.
Outer tegula distance is only included for species in which a minimum of three specimens were captured # Collected # Observed on Video Bees Apidae Apis meWfera 13 5 Bambus impatiens 16 Bombus pensylvanicus 8 4 Nomada fervida 1 Svastra atripes 7 Xylocopa micans 6 9 Halictidae Agapostemon splendens 16 23 Augochlora pur a 1 Lasioglossu m 1 apopkensis Lasioglossum 1 reticulatum Lasioglossum 3 tarponense Lasioglossum spp.
The family Apidae had the highest number of species (17) and individuals (516) followed by Megachilidae with nine (9) species with 60 individuals, Halictidae with eight (8) species with sixty-eight (68) individuals, and a single species from the family Colletidae that had only, with one (1) individual.
Wcislo, "Support for maternal manipulation of developmental nutrition in a facultatively eusocial bee, Megalopta genalis (Halictidae)," Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol.
2 Pogonomyrmex barbatus Smith Halictidae Augochlorella sp.