Flower-Visiting Insects
of Baldwin's Ironweed


Vernonia baldwinii (Baldwin's Ironweed)
(This includes Vernonia baldwinii interior. Bees suck nectar and/or collect pollen, beetles suck nectar and/or feed on pollen, the butterfly sucks nectar; observations are from Mawdsley, MacRae, Kopper et al., and Wilhelm & Rericha as indicated below.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera (WR); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus fraternus (WR); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina mikmaqi (WR); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes denticulata cp olg (WR), Melissodes trinodis (WR); Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys alternata alternata sn, Coelioxys modesta sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile inimica sayi (WR), Megachile petulans (WR); Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades variolosus variolosus (WR)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochloropsis metallica fulgida (WR), Lasioglossum heterognathum (WR), Lasioglossum imitatum (WR), Lasioglossum tegulare (WR)

Beetles
Buprestidae: Acmaeodera pulchella (McR); Cleridae: Phyllobaenus pubescens (Mwd)

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Speyeria idalia sn fq (KMC)


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