First record of <i>Hylaeus</i> (<i>Gnathoprosopis</i>) <i>euxanthus</i> (Hymenoptera: Colletidae) in Chile

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Jose Miguel Montalva
Leah S. Dudley
Terry F. Houston


A 2009 field survey at Cerro San Cristobal, Santiago, Chile, revealed the presence of Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) euxanthus (Cockerell, 1910). Since then, numerous individuals have been observed visiting several plant species around Santiago and Valparaíso. This is the first record of this Australian-native bee in South America.

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