Flower-Visiting Insects
of Catnip

Nepeta cataria (Catnip) introduced
(Bees usually suck nectar and less often collect pollen; flies and beetles usually suck nectar and less often feed on pollen; other insects suck nectar. Observations are from Robertson, Reed, Williams, Voss, and Stevens as indicated below.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apini): Apis mellifera sn fq (Rb, Re); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus affinis (Re), Bombus auricomus sn (Rb), Bombus bimaculatus sn (Rb, Re), Bombus griseocollis sn fq (Rb), Bombus impatiens sn fq (Rb, Re), Bombus pensylvanica sn fq (Rb), Bombus vagans sn cp fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina sp. (Re); Anthophoridae (Epeolini): Epeolus bifasciatus sn (Rb), Triepeolus concavus sn (Rb), Triepeolus lunatus concolor sn fq (Rb), Triepeolus remigatus sn (Rb); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata sn fq (Rb), Melissodes communis sn (Rb), Svastra obliqua obliqua sn (Rb); Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada articulata sn (Rb); Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys octodentata sn (Rb), Coelioxys sayi sn (Rb); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn fq (Rb), Megachile campanulae sn (Rb), Megachile centuncularis sn (Rb), Megachile inermis (Stv), Megachile latimanus (Re), Megachile mendica sn (Rb), Megachile petulans sn (Rb), Megachile pugnata sn (Rb), Megachile rugifrons sn fq (Rb), Megachile texana sn (Rb); Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis pilosifrons sn (Rb); Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades carinata (Re), Heriades leavitti sn (Rb)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Dufoureinae): Dufourea monardae (Re); Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericeus sn fq (Rb), Agapostemon virescens sn (Rb), Augochloropsis metallica (Re), Halictus confusus sn (Rb), Halictus ligatus sn (Rb), Halictus parallelus sn (Rb), Halictus rubicundus sn fq (Rb), Lasioglossum imitatum cp (Rb, Re), Lasioglossum pilosum pilosum sn (Rb), Lasioglossum rohweri (Re), Lasioglossum tegulare (Re), Lasioglossum versatum sn cp fq (Rb); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus modestus (Re); Andrenidae (Panurginae): Calliopsis andreniformis sn (Rb)

Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi sn (Rb), Ammophila nigricans sn (Rb), Ammophila pictipennis sn (Rb), Ammophila procera sn (Rb), Eremnophila aureonotata sn (Rb), Prionyx atratus sn (Rb); Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecinctum sn (Rb); Vespidae: Polistes dorsalis sn (Rb); Vespidae (Eumeninae): Euodynerus foraminatus sn (Rb, Re), Parancistrocerus fulvipes sn (Rb), Stenodynerus anormis sn (Rb)

Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua (Re), Eristalis tenax (Rb), Helophilus latifrons (Rb), Rhingia nasica sn (Rb), Sphaerophoria contiqua (Rb), Syritta pipiens (Rb, Re), Toxomerus marginatus (Re); Bombyliidae: Chrysanthrax cypris (Rb), Rhynchanthrax parvicornis (Rb); Tachinidae: Archytas analis (Rb), Archytas aterrima (Rb), Cylindromyia fumipennis (Rb), Linnaemya comta (Rb)

Nymphalidae: Phyciodes tharos sn (Rb), Speyeria cybele sn (Rb), Vanessa atalanta sn (Rb), Vanessa virginiensis sn (Rb); Pieridae: Colias philodice sn (Rb), Pieris rapae sn (Rb, V), Pontia protodice sn fq (Rb)

Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus sn (Rb), Erynnis juvenalis sn (Rb), Erynnis martialis sn (Rb), Pholisora catullus sn (Rb)

Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Re, Wms)

Plant Bugs
Lygaeidae: Lygaeus turcicus (Rb)