Flower-Visiting Insects
of Coralberry


Symphoricarpos orbiculatus (Coralberry)
(Bees usually suck nectar, although some bees collect pollen, as noted below; other insects suck nectar; all observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis sn, Bombus impatiens sn cp fq, Bombus pensylvanica sn cp, Bombus vagans sn cp; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn; Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys octodentata sn, Coelioxys sayi sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile campanulae campanulae sn, Megachile mendica sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn fq, Augochlora purus sn fq, Augochlorella aurata sn fq, Augochlorella striata sn fq, Augochloropsis metallica metallica sn fq, Halictus confusus sn, Halictus ligatus sn, Halictus parallelus sn, Halictus rubicunda sn fq, Lasioglossum coreopsis sn, Lasioglossum coriaceus sn, Lasioglossum cressonii sn fq, Lasioglossum forbesii sn, Lasioglossum foxii sn, Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum macoupinensis sn, Lasioglossum obscurus sn fq, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn fq, Lasioglossum tegularis sn fq, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum zephyrus sn fq; Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes dichroa sn fq, Sphecodes heraclei heraclei sn; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes nudus sn; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn, Hylaeus modestus modestus sn fq

Wasps
Sphecidae (Bembecinae): Bicyrtes quadrifasciata, Stizus brevipennis; Sphecidae (Craboninae): Oxybelus mexicanus; Sphecidae (Larrinae): Liris argentata, Tachytes aurulenta; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi fq, Ammophila nigricans fq, Eremnophila aureonotata, Isodontia apicalis, Isodontia philadelphica, Sphex ichneumonea, Sphex nudus, Sphex pensylvanica; Scoliidae: Scolia bicincta; Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecincta; Philanthidae: Cerceris clypeata fq, Cerceris compacta, Cerceris fumipennis, Philanthus gibbosus fq; Pompilidae: Anoplius lepidus fq, Entypus unifasciatus, Episyron biguttatus, Poecilopompilus interrupta; Vespidae: Polistes annularis, Polistes dorsalis, Polistes fuscata; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus adiabatus, Eumenes fraterna fq, Euodynerus annulatus, Euodynerus foraminatus fq, Euodynerus megaera, Leionotus scrophulariae (Rb, MS), Leionotus ziziae (Rb, MS), Monobia quadridens, Parancistrocerus fulvipes, Parancistrocerus perennis, Pseudodynerus quadrisectus, Stenodynerus anormis, Stenodynerus histrionalis, Stenodynerus oculeus fq, Zethus spinipes

Flies
Culicidae: Aedes vexans; Stratiomyidae: Nemotelus glaber, Stratiomys meigenii; Syrphidae: Eristalis tenax, Eristalis transversus, Mallota bautias, Milesia virginiensis, Orthonevra nitida fq, Parhelophilus laetus, Spilomyia longicornis, Syritta pipiens fq, Toxomerus geminatus fq, Toxomerus marginatus, Trichopsomyia apisaon, Tropidia albistylum, Tropidia quadrata; Empididae: Empis clausa fq; Bombyliidae: Exoprosopa fascipennis; Conopidae: Physoconops brachyrhynchus, Thecophora occidensis; Tachinidae: Archytas analis fq, Archytas aterrima, Belvosia bifasciata, Belvosia unifasciata, Copecrypta ruficauda, Cylindromyia dosiades, Cylindromyia euchenor, Linnaemya comta, Phorantha magna (Robertson, MS), Siphona geniculata, Spallanzania hesperidarum, Trichopoda pennipes, Xanthomelanodes arcuatus; Calliphoridae: Cochliomyia macellaria, Lucilia illustris; Muscidae: Neomyia cornicina fq

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Celastrina argiolus

Beetles
Mordellidae: Mordella marginata sn, Mordellistena pubescens


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