Hylaeus insulae Meade-Waldo, 1923:34

Island yellow-faced bee



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nesoprosopis vicina Perkins, 1899:84-85


Treated as a synonym of H. innectens by (Daly & Magnacca, 2003; Magnacca, 2007).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)



Hawaiian Islands, USA












Original scientific description:

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


Other references:

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.

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.


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