Hylaeus nalo Magnacca & Daly

Lost Masked Bee (Hylaeus nalo)  

The Lost Masked Bee was described in 2003, it is known from only a single specimen, a male that was collected in 1914 somewhere on the island of O’ahu, Hawaiian Islands, nothing else is known about it.

The species might be extinct. [1] 



[1] Howell V. Daly; Elwood Curtin Zimmerman; Karl N. Magnacca: ‘Insects of Hawaii; Volume 17; Hawaiian Hylaeus (Nesoprosopis) Bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). 2003


edited: 12.06.2020