Flower-Visiting Insects
of Chicory


Cichorium intybus (Chicory) introduced
(bees suck nectar or collect pollen, while the beetle sucks nectar or feeds on pollen; observations are from Estes & Thorp, Discover Life, and Williams)

Bees (long-tongued)
Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile mendica (DL), Megachile rotundata (DL)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Dufoureinae): Doufourea monardae sn (DL); Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum lustrans sn (ET); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis (DL)

Beetle
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)


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