Hylaeus dimidiatus Perkins, 1899:96

Equilateral yellow-faced bee



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nesoprosopis dimidiata Perkins, 1899:96


Conservation Status




Hawaiian Islands, USA












Original scientific description:

Perkins, R. C. L. (1899). Hymenoptera, Aculeata, pp. 1-115, Pls. 1-2. In: David Sharp (ed.), Fauna Hawaiiensis. Vol. 1. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.


Other references:

Daly, Howell V. (1994). Lectotype designations and holotypes for bees of the genus Hylaeus (Nesoprosopis) described from the Hawaiian Islands (Hymenoptera: Colletidae). Pan-Pac. Entomol. 70: 113-121.

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.

Fullaway, D. T. (1918). Notes on Hawaiian Prosopidae. Proc. Hawaii. Entomol. Soc. 3: 393-398.

Meade-Waldo, G. (1923). Hymenoptera, fam. Apidae, subfam. Prosopidae, fasc. 181, pp. 1-45. In: P. Wytsman (ed.), Genera Insectorum. L. Desmet-Verteneuil, Brussels.

Suehiro, A. (1986). Insects of Honaunau, pp. 31-61. In E. H. Bryan, Jr. (ed.), The natural and cultural history of Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii. Departmental Report Series 86-2, Department of Anthropology, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Honolulu.


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