Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Megachile schauinslandi Alfken, 1898; Megachile domesticum Perkins, 1899, nomen nudum; Megachile lerma Cameron, 1908
Explanation of Names
The specific epithet refers to its dark wings
Relatively small, i.e. much smaller than M. sculpturalis
Introduced to S Florida and to the Hawaiian Islands from Asia
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page
lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Reported in S Florida by multiple investigators including J. Wiley and S. Lenberger.
Here's a specimen record:
none for Florida. See papers on Hawaiian and SE Asian bees.