Flower-Visiting Insects
of Alternate-leaved Dogwood


Cornus alternifolia (Alternate-leaved Dogwood)
(bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies & beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen, while other insects suck nectar; observations are from Lovell)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn fq (Lvl); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus terricola (Lvl)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericeus (Lvl), Halictus sp. (Lvl), Lasioglossum leucozonium (Lvl); Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes dichroa sn (Lvl); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena commoda cp fq (Lvl), Andrena designata (MS: Ashmead, Lvl), Andrena violae fq (Lvl)

Wasps
Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus antilope sn (Lvl)

Flies
Ceratopogonidae: Ceratopogon sp. (Lvl); Syrphidae: Cheilosia sp. (Lvl), Helophilus latifrons (Lvl), Heringia pisticoides (Lvl), Syritta pipiens (Lvl), Syrphus ribesii (Lvl), Temnostoma alternans (Lvl); Calliphoridae: Pollenia rudis (Lvl); Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax (Lvl)

Beetles
Carabidae: Lebia viridis (Lvl, Lv2); Cerambycidae: Analeptura lineola (Lvl, Lv2), Grammoptera haematites (Lv2), Strangalepta abbreviata (Lv2), Strophiona nitens (Lv2); Chrysomelidae: Calligrapha scalaris (Lvl, Lv2), Orsodacne atra (Lvl, Lv2); Curculionidae: Anthonomus corvulus (Lvl, Lv2), Conotrachelus nenuphar (Lvl); Pyrochroidae: Pedilus lugubris (Lvl, Lv2); Stenotrachelidae: Cephaloon lepturides (Lvl, Lv2); Tenebrionidae: Isomira quadristriata (Lvl, Lv2)


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