A metallic green bee, often called a sweat bee.

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 Two-spotted long-horned (or longhorn) bee. Note the tuft of hairs (scopae) on its legs. What a beautiful bee!

Two-spotted long-horned (or longhorn) bee. Note the tuft of hairs (scopae) on its legs. What a beautiful bee!

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A lovely caterpillar. I’m guessing it’s a tiger moth of some kind.

 Another tiny, metallic green bee.

Another tiny, metallic green bee.

 I’m having new siding put on the house — monarch butterfly chrysalises.

I’m having new siding put on the house — monarch butterfly chrysalises.