Flower-Visiting Insects
of Black Huckleberry

Gaylussacia baccata (Black Huckleberry)
(Insect activity is largely unspecified, however in general bees suck nectar and/or collect pollen, flies suck nectar or feed on pollen, while butterflies and ants suck nectar. Observations are from Small, Grundel & Pavlovic, Grundel et al., Voss, and Wilhelm & Rericha as indicated below.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera (Sm); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus impatiens (Sm, Gnd), Bombus sandersoni sn fq (Sm), Bombus ternarius fq (Sm), Bombus terricola fq (Sm); Megachilidae (Osmiini): Osmia atriventris (WR), Osmia pumila (Gnd), Osmia virga (Gnd)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlora pura (Gnd), Augochlorella aurata (Gnd), Lasioglossum fuscipenne (Gnd); Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes validus (Gnd); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena bradleyi (Sm), Andrena carolina (Sm), Andrena ceanothi (Gnd), Andrena regularis fq (Sm), Andrena vicina fq (Sm, Gnd)

Formicidae (Formicinae): Formica subsericea sn np (WR)

Syrphidae: Eristalis dimidiatus fq (Sm), Helophilus fasciatus (Sm), Helophilus latifrons (Sm), Sericomyia transversa fq (Sm); Tabanidae: Hybomitra typhus (Sm)

Papilionidae: Papilio glaucus sn (V); Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis sn (GP)