No Common Name Lasioglossum platyparium (Robertson, 1895)  

Description:

Note long jaws of the female.

Nests are categorized as ground burrows, and social behavior is categorized as cleptoparasites and social parasites (Selfridge et al., 2017).

Relationships:

The most common of the parasitic Lasioglossum species. Female invades nests of other Lasioglossum species and lays her egg in their nest. (S. Droege, pers. comm.)

There are 30 records in the project database.

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A female Lasioglossum platyparium in Charles Co., Maryland (3/15/2016). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Lasioglossum platyparium in Charles Co., Maryland (3/15/2016). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Lasioglossum platyparium in Charles Co., Maryland (3/15/2016). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Lasioglossum platyparium in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/26/2014). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Lasioglossum platyparium in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/26/2014). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Lasioglossum platyparium collected in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/26/2014). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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