Flower-Visiting Insects
of Common Dewberry


Rubus flagellaris (Common Dewberry)
(Bees collect pollen or suck nectar, other insects suck nectar; some observations are from Evans, Herms, Grundel & Pavlovic, and Steury et al. as indicated below, otherwise they are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn fq (Rb, Ev); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus impatiens (Ev), Bombus pensylvanica sn fq; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn (Rb, Ev); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia speciosa sn fq, Synhalonia rosae sn; Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada articulata sn, Nomada superba superba sn fq; Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys immaculata sn (SDO), Coelioxys sayi sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn, Megachile mendica sn (Rb, Ev); Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis cylindricus sn cp, Hoplitis pilosifrons sn cp (Rb, Ev), Osmia atriventris sn cp (Rb, SDO), Osmia cordata sn, Osmia lignaria lignaria sn cp, Osmia pumila sn cp fq

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon virescens sn cp, Augochlorella aurata sn cp, Augochloropsis metallica metallica (Ev), Halictus confusus (Ev), Halictus ligatus sn, Lasioglossum atlanticum (SDO), Lasioglossum coriaceus (Ev), Lasioglossum pectoralis sn cp (Rb, Ev), Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus (Ev), Lasioglossum versatus sn cp; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis (Ev); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena carlini sn, Andrena crataegi (Ev), Andrena cressonii sn cp, Andrena forbesii sn, Andrena hippotes sn cp, Andrena imitatrix imitatrix sn cp, Andrena nasonii sn cp, Andrena nuda sn cp, Andrena personata sn, Andrena pruni sn cp

Wasps
Vespidae (Eumeninae): Euodynerus foraminatus, Leionotus scrophulariae (Rb, MS)

Flies
Syrphidae: Eristalis dimidiatus, Eristalis stipator, Tropidia quadrata; Bombyliidae: Bombylius atriceps fq; Conopidae: Zodion fulvifrons; Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Chlosyne nycteis; Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis (GP, Hm) fq; Pieridae: Colias philodice

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus, Erynnis juvenalis, Pholisora catullus, Poanes zabulon, Polites themistocles, Staphylus hayhurstii, Thorybes pylades


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