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EENY499: Sweat Bees, Halictid Bees, Halictidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Halictidae)

Figure 7. Augochlorini adult standing next to a broken larval cell. The yellow pollen balls lining the cell are created by the female before she deposits the eggs. These provisions then sustain the developing larva until pupation and emergence as an adult.

Credit: Beatriz Moisset