Hylaeus haleakalae Perkins, 1899:87-88

Halaeakala yellow-faced bee



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nesoprosopis haleakalae Perkins, 1899:87-88; Nesoprosopis neglecta Perkins, 1899:89; Hylaeus neglectus Perkins, 1899:89


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.

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

Perkins, R. C. L. (1910). Supplement to Hymenoptera, pp. 600-612. In David Sharp (ed.), Fauna Hawaiiensis. Vol. 2. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Swezey, O. H. (1931). Some observations on the insect faunas of native forest trees in the Olinda forest on Maui. Proc. Hawaii. Entomol. Soc. 7: 493-503.

Swezey, O. H. (1954). Forest entomology in Hawaii. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Spec. Publ. 44. 266 pp.


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