Flower-Visiting Insects
of Blue Flag Iris

Iris versicolor shrevei (Blue Flag Iris)
(Bees usually suck nectar, although some bees collect pollen; other insects suck nectar; only long-tongued bees are effective pollinators of the flowers; one observation is from Voss as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn, Bombus griseocallis sn, Bombus pensylvanica sn fq; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia speciosa sn cp fq, Synhalonia rosae sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum versatus cp np

Papilionidae: Papilio glaucus sn np (V); Lycaenidae: Lycaena hyllus sn np

Hesperiidae: Polites peckius sn np, Polites themistocles sn np

Scarabaeidae: Trichiotinus piger sn np