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Agapostemon virescens - little green sweet bee 6mm there was a swarm of them in this little garden near the volcano, very fast and never seen before. The colour looks much duller here than in LR, don&#039;t ask what happened.<br />
The body is yellow black  and striking copper green Agapostemon virescens,Costa Rica,Geotagged,avispa,insect,insecte,invierno,vespidae,wasp Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Agapostemon virescens - little green sweet bee 6mm

there was a swarm of them in this little garden near the volcano, very fast and never seen before. The colour looks much duller here than in LR, don't ask what happened.
The body is yellow black and striking copper green

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  1. hi Annette, such color differences usually happen when exporting in a non-sRGB color profile. On the web, sRGB is the only workable color profile, since it's the only one you can be sure of users have installed. Also, most people's monitors are calibrated (if at all) for sRGB. Posted one year ago

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The male of Agapostemon virescens has a bright metallic green head and thorax, and a metasoma banded with black and yellow. It may be distinguished from males of A. coloradinus by the absence of a long brown or black streak on the posterior surface of its hind femur. The male of A. virescens may be distinguished from those of A. femoratus, A. melliventris, A. texanus, and A. angelicus by the depression and medial ridge on the apical half of its last visible (sixth) metasomal sternum. The female.. more

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By Annette Flottwell

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Uploaded Jun 14, 2018. Captured Jun 10, 2018 09:28 in Unnamed Road, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
  • NIKON D800E
  • f/6.3
  • 1/320s
  • ISO220
  • 180mm