Flower-Visiting Insects
of Common Blackberry

Rubus allegheniensis (Common Blackberry)
(Bees suck nectar and/or collect pollen; flies suck nectar or feed on pollen; beetles feed on nectar, feed on pollen, or gnaw on floral tissue; other insects suck nectar. Observations are from Robertson, Moure & Hurd, Grundel et al., Discover Life, Gosling, Lovell, and Wilhelm & Rericha as indicated below.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apini): Apis mellifera sn cp fq (Rb, WR); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn (Rb), Bombus bimaculatus (WR), Bombus griseocollis sn cp (Rb, WR), Bombus impatiens sn (Rb, WR), Bombus pensylvanicus sn cp fq (Rb), Bombus vagans (WR), Psithyrus citrinus sn (WR), Psithyrus variabilis sn (Rb); Anthophoridae (Anthophorini): Anthophora abrupta sn (Rb), Anthophora terminalis (WR); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata (Gnd, WR), Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp fq (Rb, Gnd, WR), Ceratina mikmaqi (WR), Ceratina strenua (Gnd, WR); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia rosae sn (Rb), Synhalonia speciosa sn icp (Rb); Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada affabilis sn fq (Rb), Nomada armatella sn (WR), Nomada ovata sn (Rb), Nomada sayi sn (Rb), Nomada superba superba sn fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica (WR); Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys banksi sn (WR), Coelioxys octodentata sn (Rb), Coelioxys sayi sn (Rb, WR); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn (Rb), Megachile centuncularis sn (Rb), Megachile gemula (WR), Megachile mendica sn (Rb, WR); Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis cylindricus sn cp (Rb), Hoplitis pilosifrons sn cp (Rb, WR), Hoplitis producta (WR), Hoplitis spoliata (WR), Osmia atriventris (WR), Osmia bucephala bucephala (WR), Osmia lignaria lignaria sn cp fq (Rb, DL, WR); Osmia pumila sn cp (Rb, Gnd)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericeus sn (Rb, WR), Agapostemon splendens (WR), Agapostemon texanus (WR), Agapostemon virescens sn (Rb, WR), Augochlora pura pura (WR), Augochlorella aurata sn cp (Rb, WR), Augochlorella striata sn cp (Rb), Augochloropsis metallica metallica sn cp (Rb), Halictus confusus sn cp fq (Rb, WR), Halictus ligatus sn cp (Rb, WR), Halictus rubicundus sn (Rb), Lasioglossum admirandum (WR), Lasioglossum anomalum (WR), Lasioglossum cressonii (WR), Lasioglossum forbesii cp np (Rb), Lasioglossum imitatum cp np (Rb), Lasioglossum leucocomum (WR), Lasioglossum lineatulum (WR), Lasioglossum oblongum (WR), Lasioglossum pectorale sn cp fq (Rb, WR), Lasioglossum pilosum pilosum (WR), Lasioglossum versans (WR), Lasioglossum versatum cp np (Rb), Lasioglossum vierecki (MH, WR), Lasioglossum viridatum (WR), Paralictus simplex sn (Rb); Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes cressonii sn (Rb), Sphecodes dichrous sn (Rb); Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes aestivalis sn (Rb), Colletes inaequalis sn cp (Rb); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus sp. (WR), Hylaeus illinoisensis (WR), Hylaeus mesillae sn (Rb, Gnd, WR), Hylaeus modestus (Gnd); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena carlini sn (Rb), Andrena ceanothi (WR), Andrena crataegi sn cp (Rb, WR), Andrena dunningi sn (Rb), Andrena forbesii sn cp (Rb), Andrena imitatrix imitatrix sn (Rb), Andrena mandibularis sn (Rb), Andrena nasonii (WR), Andrena nuda sn (Rb), Andrena personata sn cp (Rb), Andrena sayi sn cp (Rb), Andrena vicina (WR)

Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Lestica confluenta sn (Rb); Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila nigricans sn (Rb), Isodontia apicalis sn (Rb); Vespidae (Eumeninae): Euodynerus annulatus sn (Rb), Euodynerus foraminatus sn (WR), Leionotus ziziae sn (Rb, MS), Parancistrocerus vagus sn (Rb), Stenodynerus histrionalis sn (Rb), Symmorphus canadensis sn (WR)

Formicidae (Dolichoderinae): Dolichoderus mariae sn np (WR), Tapinoma sessile sn np (WR); Formicidae (Formicinae): Camponotus pennsylvanicus sn np (WR), Formica neogagates sn np (WR), Formica subsericea sn np (WR), Lasius alienus sn np (WR), Prenolepis imparis sn np (WR); Formicidae (Mymicinae): Crematogaster cerasi sn np (WR), Crematogaster lineolata sn np (WR)

Syrphidae: Didea fuscipes fp np (Rb), Eristalis dimidiatus fp np (Rb), Paragus bicolor sn np (Rb), Sphaerophoria contiqua sn (Rb), Syritta pipiens fp (Rb), Syrphus ribesii fp np (Rb), Toxomerus geminatus (WR), Toxomerus marginatus fp np (Rb, WR), Tropidia mamillata sn (Rb); Empidae: Empis distans sn (Rb); Bombyliidae: Aldrichia ehrmanii fp fq np (Rb), Bombylius atriceps sn (Rb); Conopidae: Zodion fulvifrons sn (Rb); Tachinidae: Archytas aterrima sn (Rb), Cylindromyia euchenor sn (Rb), Spallanzania hesperidarum sn (Rb)

Papilionidae: Papilio glaucus sn (WR); Nymphalidae: Chlosyne nycteis sn (Rb), Vanessa atalanta sn (Rb, WR); Lycaenidae: Lycaena hyllus sn (Rb); Pieridae: Colias philodice sn (Rb), Pontia protodice sn (Rb);

Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus sn (Rb, WR), Erynnis juvenalis sn (Rb), Euphyes vestris sn (Rb, WR), Poanes zabulon sn (Rb), Polites peckius sn (Rb), Polites themistocles sn (Rb)

Ctenuchidae: Cisseps fulvicollis sn (Rb)

Cerambycidae: Cosmosalia chrysocoma (Gsl), Neoalosterna capitata (Gsl), Pidonia ruficollis (Gsl), Strangalepta pubera (Gsl); Curculionidae: Anthonomus signatus (Lv2); Elateridae: Actenicerus cuprascens (Lv2); Scarabaeidae: Euphoria fulgida fp np (Rb), Euphoria sepulcralis fp np (Rb), Serica tristis (Lv2), Trichiotinus affinis (WR), Trichiotinus piger sn fp (Rb), Trichiotinus viridans (WR)