Flower-Visiting Insects
of Common Peppergrass


Lepidium virginicum (Common Peppergrass)
(Bees collect pollen or suck nectar, other insects nectar; most observations are from Robertson, otherwise they are from Moure & Hurd as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn fq, Ceratina calcarata sn fq

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn, Augochlorella aurata sn cp fq, Halictus confusus sn, Halictus ligatus sn, Lasioglossum cinctipes sn, Lasioglossum coreopsis sn, Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp, Lasioglossum nymphalis (MH), Lasioglossum pectoralis sn cp fq, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus (MH), Lasioglossum tegularis sn cp, Lasioglossum versatus sn; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes eulophi sn; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn fq, Hylaeus mesillae sn, Hylaeus modestus modestus sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena personata sn cp

Wasps
Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Oxybelus mexicanus; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Stenodynerus ammonia, Stenodynerus histrionalis, Stenodynerus oculeus; Pompilidae: Anoplius illinoensis, Anoplius tenebrosus

Flies
Stratiomyidae: Nemotelus glaber; Syrphidae: Eristalis dimidiatus, Helophilus fasciatus, Paragus bicolor, Paragus tibialis, Syritta pipiens, Toxomerus marginatus fq; Conopidae: Zodion fulvifrons fq; Tachinidae: Cylindromyia euchenor, Gymnoclytia immaculata, Gymnoclytia occidua, Gymnosoma fuliginosum, Leucostoma simplex, Periscepsia laevigata, Phasia purpurascens; Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax; Calliphoridae: Lucilia illustris, Lucilia sericata; Muscidae: Limnophora narona, Neomyia cornicina; Anthomyiidae: Delia platura fq; Fanniidae: Fannia manicata fq

Butterflies
Pieridae: Pontia protodice


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