Flower-Visiting Insects
of Anise Hyssop


Agastache foeniculum (Anise Hyssop)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies & beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen, other insects suck nectar; one observation is from Moure & Hurd as indicated below, otherwise they are from Reed)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus affinis, Bombus bimaculatus, Bombus fervida, Bombus griseocallis, Bombus impatiens, Bombus vagans; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina sp.; Megachilidae (Anthidinini): Anthidium psoraleae; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile latimanus; Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades carinatum

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Dufoureinae): Dufourea monardae cp olg (MH, Re); Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella striata, Halictus rubicunda, Lasioglossum sp., Lasioglossum albipennis, Lasioglossum cressonii, Lasioglossum heterognathus, Lasioglossum illinoensis, Lasioglossum imitatus, Lasioglossum laevissimus, Lasioglossum paraforbesii, Lasioglossum pictus, Lasioglossum pilosus, Lasioglossum pruinosus, Lasioglossum rohweri, Lasioglossum tegularis, Lasioglossum zephyrus; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis, Hylaeus mesillae, Hylaeus modestus modestus

Wasps
Perilampidae: Perilampus hyalinus

Flies
Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua, Orthonevra sp., Sphaerophoria contiqua, Syrphus sp., Toxomerus marginatus; Bombyliidae: Exoprosopa sp., Systoechus sp.

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Cercyonis pegala alope, Vanessa cardui; Lycaenidae: Celastrina argiolus

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus, Thorybes pylades

Moths
Ctenuchidae: Cisseps fulvicollis; Sphingidae: Hemaris diffinis

Beetles
Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus; Meloidae: Epicauta pennsylvanica


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