"Green Hornet"

presurcukr

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This one was photographed in my back yard in Pompano Beach Florida. Just a few miles from Butterfly World.
 

1Lord Of Ants1

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I guess I need to start reading the descriptions before taking a glance at the picture and posting, lol, sorry.
 

presurcukr

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Well Imagine just how I felt to see it here. I was looking at it and said to myself that Doesn't look like a native??
 

bugmankeith

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Is that the same as the ones I found here in NY during the Summer? Mine are tiny though, smaller than a honeybee.

 

presurcukr

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No your pic is Augochloropsis Metallica. (green sweat bee) The easy way to tell the difference is the legs.
 

Tleilaxu

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That flower, what is its name, scientific name, and how do you care for it? I must MUST get one of those for my collection!
 

presurcukr

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That flower, what is its name, scientific name, and how do you care for it? I must MUST get one of those for my collection!
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :passifloraceae
Genus :passiflora
Species :incarnata, involucrata, alata, edulis, quadrangularis, caerulea

Passiflora 'Crimson Tears' If i remember correctly
 

H. laoticus

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I thought the flower looked familiar. It's the flower of the passion fruit which has a fantastic aroma to it and is fun to eat, too. The species I had grew like a weed.
 

Bugs In Cyberspace

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My parents have these and even purple versions in their yard in Mexico. They call them orchid bees (in English). I didn't realize they were in the US.
 
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