Flower-Visiting Insects
of Yellow Crownbeard


Verbesina helianthoides (Yellow Crownbeard)
(Bees collect pollen or suck nectar, most flies suck nectar, otherwise they feed on pollen & are non-pollinating; other insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn cp fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn, Bombus pensylvanica sn; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn fq; Anthophoridae (Epeolini): Epeolus bifasciatus sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Svastra obliqua obliqua sn, Synhalonia speciosa sn; Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys alternata alternata sn, Coelioxys octodentata sn, Coelioxys rufitarsis rufitarsis sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn cp fq, Megachile latimanus sn, Megachile mendica sn cp, Megachile montivaga sn, Megachile parallela parallela sn, Megachile petulans sn cp, Megachile policaris sn, Megachile pugnatus sn cp fq; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Ashmeadiella bucconis sn cp, Hoplitis cylindricus sn; Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades leavitti sn cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon virescens sn, Augochlora purus purus sn, Augochlorella aurata sn cp, Halictus ligatus sn cp, Halictus rubicunda sn cp, Lasioglossum cinctipes sn, Lasioglossum coriaceus sn, Lasioglossum imitatus cp np, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn cp, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes eulophi sn cp; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena rudbeckiae sn; Andrenidae (Panurginae): Calliopsis andreniformis sn cp, Heterosarus albitarsis sn cp

Wasps
Sphecidae (Bembicinae): Glenostictia pictifrons sn; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila nigricans sn fq, Ammophila pictipennis sn, Ammophia procera sn fq

Flies
Syrphidae: Eristalis transversus sn, Toxomerus marginatus fp np; Bombyliidae: Rhynchanthrax parvicornis sn, Systoechus vulgaris sn

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Phyciodes tharos sn

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Erynnis juvenalis sn

Moths
Ctenuchidae: Cisseps fulvicollis sn


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