A description of the male of Hylaeus graenicheri Mitchell (Hymenoptera: Colletidae)

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Journal of Apicultural Research
Vol. 50 (4) pp. 316 - 320
DOI
10.3896/IBRA.1.50.4.09
Date
November 2011
Article Title

A description of the male of Hylaeus graenicheri Mitchell (Hymenoptera: Colletidae)

Author(s)

John B Pascarella and Keith Waddington

Abstract

The male of the Florida endemic bee species Hylaeus graenicheri is described from specimens collected in Everglades National Park, Florida. The male has genitalia typical of the subgenus Hylaeana. The species is noted for its small size, yellow and brown colour, and lack of a supraclypeal maculation and an incomplete clypeal maculation. Figures and photos are provided to help with identification.

Keywords

Apoidea, Colletidae, Dade County, Everglades National Park, Florida

 
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