Yellow-faced Bee Hylaeus modestus Say, 1837  

Description:

Nests are categorized as hollow or pithy stems, and social behavior is categorized as solitary to communal (Selfridge et al., 2017).

There are 23 records in the project database.

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A Yellow-faced Bee in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/6/2014). Verified by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Yellow-faced Bees mating in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/3/2007). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide who notes "mating shots may be the only identifiable photos we can get of the female of this species." Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Yellow-faced Bees mating in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/3/2007). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Hylaeus modestus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/10/2014). Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)


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