Flower-Visiting Insects
of Common Mouse-Eared Chickweed


Cerastium fontanum (Common Mouse-Eared Chickweed) introduced
(Insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus pensylvanica; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla; Megachilidae (Stelidini): Stelis lateralis

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella aurata, Halictus confusus; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus mesillae; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena personata

Wasps
Vespidae (Eumeninae): Stenodynerus oculeus

Flies
Syrphidae: Sphaerophoria contiqua, Toxomerus marginatus; Bombyliidae: Toxophora amphitea; Conopidae: Zodion fulvifrons; Tachinidae: Gymnoclytia immaculata, Tachinomyia panaetius


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