Hylaeus mauiensisIslands: Maui
Habitats: Montane wet forest. No recent collections.
Xerces: Hylaeus mauiensis is a small bee endemic to the island of Maui in Hawaii. It is a member of the dumetorum species group, distinguished by the lack of a yellow mark on the clypeus. The species is known only from two specimens collected in the 1890s, one of which is lost, and may be extinct.
Insects of Hawaii: Small bees with clear wings. Male with small, irregular yellow marks only in paraocular areas; legs unmarked; basal area of propodeum with rather long base and at very front with short, linear rugae spaced about 3 rugae apart; brow smooth. Female described by Perkins (1899:95) had a narrow yellow line along eye margins, yellow marks at each side of collar, and basal area ofpropodeum unsculptured.
Known only from the male type specimen and the description of a female.
Insects of Hawaii Volume 17
Hylaeus near military lands