Flower-Visiting Insects
of American Bellflower


Campanulastrum americanum (American Bellflower)
(Bees usually suck nectar, although some bees collect pollen as indicated below; flies and beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen; other insects suck nectar; some observations are from Grundel et al. and Williams as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis sn, Bombus impatiens sn, Bombus pensylvanica sn fq; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn, Megachile campanulae campanulae sn cp olg, Megachile petulans cp; Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys modesta sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn, Augochlora pura (Gnd), Augochlorella striata cp np, Halictus rubicunda sn, Lasioglossum imitatus cp np; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes latitarsis sn np; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis fp np

Wasps
Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecincta sn

Flies
Syrphidae: Trichopsomyia apisaon fp np

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Vanessa cardui sn

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Staphylus hayhurstii sn

Beetles
Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)


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