Flower-Visiting Insects
of Bunchberry


Cornus canadensis (Bunchberry)
(bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies and beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen, while other insects suck nectar; observations are from Barrett & Helenurm and Lovell as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera fq (Lvl); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus perplexus (BH), Bombus ternarius (BH), Bombus terricola (BH), Bombus vagans fq (BH), Psithyrus sp. sn (BH); Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada maculata sn (Lvl), Nomada sayi sn (BH); Megachilidae (Osmiini): Osmia proxima (BH)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Halictus confusus (BH), Lasioglossum spp. fq (BH), Lasioglossum cressonii (Lvl), Lasioglossum divergens (BH), Lasioglossum imitatum (Lvl), Lasioglossum quebecensis fq (BH); Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes spp. sn (BH, Lvl); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus basalis (BH); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena commoda (Lvl), Andrena designata (MS: Ashmead, Lvl), Andrena imitatrix fq (Lvl), Andrena miranda (BH), Andrena sigmundi (BH), Andrena vicina fq (Lvl), Andrena w-scripta fq (BH)

Wasps
Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Crabro sp. sn (BH); Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus spp. sn (BH); Ichneumonidae: Ichneumon centrator sn (Lvl)

Sawflies
Cimbicidae: Zaraea americana sn (BH)

Flies
Asilidae: Cyrtopogon falto (Lvl); Stratiomyidae: Odontomyia interrupta (Lvl); Syrphidae: Blera badia (BH, Lvl), Blera confusa (BH), Blera nigra (Lvl), Blera nigripes (BH), Brachypalpus marginatus (MS: Hunter, Lvl), Chalcosyrphus curvarius (BH), Chalcosyrphus inarmatus (BH), Chalcosyrphus nemorum (BH), Chalcosyrphus piger (BH), Cheilosia sialia (BH), Cheilosia tristis (Lvl), Doros aequalis (Lvl), Heringia pisticoides (Lvl), Mallota posticata (BH), Orthonevra pulchella (BH), Parasyrphus relictus fq (BH), Sericomyia chrysotoxoides (Lvl), Sericomyia militaris (Lvl), Sphaerophoria bifurcata (BH), Sphaerophoria contiqua (Lvl), Sphaerophoria longipilosa (BH), Syritta pipiens (BH), Syrphus rectus (BH), Temnostoma alternans (BH), Temnostoma balyras (BH), Temnostoma barberi (BH), Tropidia quadrata (BH), Xylota sp. (BH), Xylota bigelowi (BH), Xylota hinei (BH); Bombyliidae: Bombylius major (BH), Thevenemyia harrisi (BH); Empididae: Rhamphomyia minytus (Lvl); Milichiidae: Paramyia nitens (BH); Anthomyiidae: Delia platura (Lvl), Phorbia sp. (Lvl); Calliphoridae: Cynomya cadaverina (Lvl); Muscidae: Eudasyphora cyanicolor (BH), Macrorchis ausoba (Lvl), Morellia micans (Lvl), Neomyia cornicina (Lvl), Phaonia serva (BH); Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax (Lvl), Sarcophaga sp. (Lvl), Sarcophaga nearctica (BH)

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Callophrys niphon sn (Lvl), Celastrina argiolus sn (BH, Lvl), Lycaena phlaeas americana sn (Lvl); Pieridae: Pieris napi sn (BH)

Beetles
Buprestidae: Anthaxia inornata (BH); Cantharidae: Cantharis sp. (BH), Rhagonycha fraxini (Lvl, Lv2); Cerambycidae: Acmaeopsoides rufula (BH), Evodinus monticola monticola (BH), Judolia montivagans montivagans (BH), Pidonia ruficollis fq (BH); Curculionidae: Anthonomus sp. (BH), Tychius stepheni (BH); Elateridae: Cardiophorus sp. (Lvl, Lv2), Dalopius sp. (BH); Lampyridae: Ellychnia corrusca (Lvl, Lv2); Orsodacnidae: Orsodacne atra (BH); Staphylinidae: Eusphalerum pothos (BH)

Plant Bugs
Miridae: Lygus rufidorsus sn (BH)


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