What Insect is this?

Asked September 18, 2018, 8:27 PM EDT

I found this in Clackamas County at a park.

Clackamas County Oregon

3 Responses

This appears to be one of Oregon's many native bees, most likely a metallic green sweat bee in the genus Agapostemon. This page has images of a few different species: https://bugguide.net/node/view/7997 .

If it's still alive, please release it.


Thank you for your quick response, it's alive and well.

Good to hear. Thank you fora wanting to know about our companions on this planet.