Hylaeus laticeps (Perkins, 1899)

Broadhead yellow-faced bee



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nesoprosopis laticeps Perkins, 1899:88-89 (junior homonym of Hylaeus laticeps Morawitz, 1876)


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


Conservation Status

Invalid (homonym of Hylaeus laticeps Morawitz, 1876; synonym of H. unicus)

Last record: 1894 (source)



Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










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. 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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