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Hylaeus laticeps Morawitz, 1876

Broadhead yellow-faced bee



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nesoprosopis laticeps Perkins, 1899:88-89 (junior homonym)


Listed as a synonym of H. unicus by (Daly & Howell, 2003).


Conservation Status

Last record: 1894 (source)



Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Daly, Howell V. and Magnacca, Karl N. (2003). Insects of Hawaii. Volume 17: Hawaiian Hylaeus (Nesoprosopis) bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.

Magnacca, K. N. (2007). Conservation Status of the Endemic Bees of Hawai‘i, Hylaeus(Nesoprosopis) (Hymenoptera: Colletidae). Pacific Science 61(2): 173-190.


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