Flower-Visiting Insects
of Dotted Smartweed


Persicaria punctata (Dotted Smartweed)
(Insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochloropsis metallica metallica

Wasps
Sphecidae (Bembicinae): Pseudoplisus divisus; Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Ectemnius continuus; Vespidae: Polistes fuscata; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus antilope, Eumenes fraterna

Flies
Syrphidae: Platycheirus quadratus, Syritta pipiens; Tachinidae: Archytas aterrima fq


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