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The bee genus Lasioglossum - the sweat bees - is one of the largest of the bee genera, including over 1,000 species of bees distributed on all continents except Antarctica. Lasioglossum is a major component of the bee fauna in habitats found throughout the northern continents, Ethiopian and Asian regions, and is an important group for investigating the evolution of social behavior in bees.


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