Flower-Visiting Insects
of Common Burdock


Arctium minus (Common Burdock) introduced
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, other insects suck nectar; one observation is from Hilty, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus impatiens sn cp, Bombus pensylvanica sn cp, Bombus vagans sn; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn, Melissodes denticulata sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile centuncularis sn cp, Megachile inimica sayi sn cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn, Halictus ligatus sn, Halictus rubicunda sn, Lasioglossum imitatus cp np

Flies
Syrphidae: Eristalis tenax sn; Bombyliidae: Exoprosopa fasciata sn

Butterflies
Pieridae: Colias philodice sn, Pieris rapae sn; Papilionidae: Papilio troilus (H)

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Polites themistocles sn, Pyrgus communis sn


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