Hylaeus spp – Masked BeeHylaeus (Prosopisteron) Hylaeus albonitens Hylaeus alcyoneus Hylaeus constrictiformis Hylaeus douglasi Hylaeus elegans Hylaeus euxanthus Hylaeus maiellus Hylaeus nubilosus Hylaeus ruficeps Hylaeus violaceus Hylaeus vittatifrons

Pictured here in on the Red-capped Gum (Eucalyptus erythrocorys) is the small native bee Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) albonitens.

Location is Alice Springs in Central Australia, Northern Territory.

Hylaeus albonitens, Alice Springs, NT
Hylaeus albonitens, Alice Springs, NT
Hylaeus albonitens, Alice Springs, NT
Hylaeus albonitens, Alice Springs, NT

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Order: Hymenoptera
  • Family: Colletidae
  • Subfamily: Hylaeinae
  • Genus: Hylaeus
  • Subgenus: infrageneric Gnathoprosopis
  • Species: Hylaeus albonitens

Footnote & References

  1. Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) albonitens (Cockerell, 1905), Atlas of living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:3e77f1ad-959d-4f26-bd0b-e849db76de9d

Hylaeus spp – Masked BeeHylaeus (Prosopisteron) Hylaeus albonitens Hylaeus alcyoneus Hylaeus constrictiformis Hylaeus douglasi Hylaeus elegans Hylaeus euxanthus Hylaeus maiellus Hylaeus nubilosus Hylaeus ruficeps Hylaeus violaceus Hylaeus vittatifrons

ColletidaeHylaeus spp – Masked Bee Leioproctus Neopasiphae mirabilis Paracolletes crassipes Trichocolletes