Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) xanthaspis (Cockerell, 1910)


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy





Extra Distribution Information

Known only from type locality.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: mellivore, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Flower visiting record: Cassia L. [Caesalpiniaceae], Eucalyptus L'Hérit. [Myrtaceae].


General References

Cockerell, T.D.A. 1911. Descriptions and records of bees. XL. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 8: 763-770 [Date published 31/12/1911] (taxonomy)

Cockerell, T.D.A. 1912. Descriptions and records of bees. XLI. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 9: 139-149 [Date published 31/12/1912] (description of male)

Meade-Waldo, G. 1923. Hymenoptera. Fam. Apidae. Subfam. Prosopidinae. Genera Insectorum 181: 1-45 [Date published 31/12/1923] (as Hylaeus (Koptogaster) xanthaspis (Cockerell, 1910))


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
22-Oct-2015 20-Sep-2012 MODIFIED
07-Aug-2012 23-Jul-2012 MODIFIED
29-Mar-2010 MODIFIED