Hylaeus andrenoidesIslands: Kauai
Locations: Kauai - (Alakai Swamp Trail, Mohihi Trail, Paaiki Valley, Pihea Trail)
Habitats: Montane mesic and wet forest
Plants: Chamaesyce, Cheirodendron, Claoxylon, Metrosideros, Psychotria
Xerces: No info.
Insects of Hawaii: Large bees with punctured terga and dark wings, terga with unique apical bands of white pubescence, and unique body color with blue reflections. Male face with a parallel-sided stripe and with extremely dilated scape.
The unusual blue color and abdominal hair bands of this species make it one of the most striking Nesoprosopis.
Insects of Hawaii Volume 17
Hylaeus near military lands