Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prosopis hyalinata minos
Prosopis hyalinata var lugubris
Spatulariella hyalinata montebovensis
Spatulariella hyalinata aragonensis
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Smith, 1842.
is quite a distinctive species in the east. In the female the clypeus and paroccular areas are roughly, but distinctly pitted. Also, the interpit spaces on the pleura are shiny. This is a very distinctive characteristic. Be sure to also check for this character if you think you have a female H. hyalinatus
Recorded on Coriandrum
. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page
lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Not a native species. Originally from Europe, North Africa, etc.
Ascher, J. S. 2001. Hylaeus hyalinatus Smith, a European bee new to North America, with notes on other adventive bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 103: 184-190.