Flower-Visiting Insects
of Cream Violet


Viola striata (Cream Violet)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, other insects suck nectar & are non-pollinating; some long-tongued bees are also non-pollinating, as indicated below; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn np; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn np, Bombus griseocallis sn np, Bombus impatiens sn np, Bombus pensylvanica sn np, Bombus vagans sn np; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata sn np; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia belfragii sn np fq, Synhalonia speciosa sn np; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Osmia atriventris sn cp, Osmia collinsiae sn cp fq, Osmia conjuncta sn cp, Osmia pumila sn cp fq

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum coriaceus sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena carlini sn, Andrena violae sn cp fq olg

Flies
Bombyliidae: Bombylius major sn np

Butterflies
Pieridae: Colias philodice sn np

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Erynnis baptisiae sn np


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