Augochloropsis Photos & Videos

10 days ago

This is a Augochlorini. There are around 140 classifications of this insect. They are a tribe of sweet bees belonging to the subfamily Helictinae. They are known for their metallic bright colouration, different species may come in red, green, gold, purple and blue.

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5 months ago

Seasons Greetings! Today's metallic bee is Christmas-coloured - Augochloropsis ignita. This genus contains almost 150 species, many are all green or blue, many are green and red like this one, some are all orange. They are found from southern Canada to southern South America. Some species have multiple females active in the nest in seemingly semisocial societies. #MetallicMonday #Metallic #Metal #Shiny #Shimmering #Splendid #Lustrous #Polished #BeeOfTheDay  #BeesOfInstagram  #Bee #Bees  #Augochloropsis #Entomology #SaveTheBees  #Insects  #InsectsOfInstagram #Nature  #Pollinator #Pollinators  #Pollination  #BeesOfTheWorld #BeautifulBees  #WildBees #InsectPhotography #MacroPhotography  #PhotoStacking #BeeArt #NoFilter #CanonPhotography

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