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Can you help me identify
I live in south Florida. I see this feeding at the flowers in our herb garden … basil
Pete

Hi Pete,
This is a Green Orchid Bee, Euglossa viridissima. This is a tropical genus but the Green Orchid Bee is established in Florida and has also been reported in Texas according to BugGuide.Your photo is quite stunning.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Florida

One Response to Orchid Bee

  1. shirley tejeda says:

    seeing these guys going to flower to flower in my front yard.

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