Flower-Visiting Insects
of Black Huckleberry


Gaylussacia baccata (Black Huckleberry)
(insect activity is largely unspecified, however in general bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies suck nectar or feed on pollen, while the butterfly sucks nectar; observations are from Small, Grundel & Pavlovic, and Grundel et al. 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 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)

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

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis sn (GP)


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