Sweat Bees (Family: Halictidae)

Examples of a sweat bee, visiting a dandelion flower

Fact Sheet / Description:
Sweat Bees (Family: Halictidae) (www.cirrusimage.com)

Some online bee resources available include: Understanding Native Bees, the Great Pollinators: Enhancing Their Habitat in Maineand How to Create a Bee-Friendly Landscape (UMaine Extension); see also the comprehensive websiteBee Health by eXtension!

photo of a sweat bee; family Halictidae