Halictus ligatus

Common Names: Halictus ligatus, sweat bee
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Bees

Called a sweat bee due to its attraction to the salts of human perspiration. Predominantly black or brown-black and yellow and lacks any faint metallic tints.

Commonly found on flowers in gardens and meadows.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: The females are capable of delivering a painful sting.