Flower-Visiting Insects
of Dutchman's Breeches


Dicentra cucullaria (Dutchman's Breeches)
(Bees usually suck nectar and less often collect pollen; other insects suck nectar; butterflies & skippers are non-pollinating; some observations are from Krombein et al., Schemske et al., and Macior as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson; the bumblebee, Bombus affinis, sometimes perforated the floral spurs to steal nectar)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera cp fq np; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus affinis sn prf sn@prf fq (Mc), Bombus auricomus sn fq, Bombus bimaculatus sn cp fq (Rb, Mc), Bombus fervida sn (Mc), Bombus griseocallis sn fq (Rb, Shm), Bombus impatiens sn, Bombus pensylvanica sn fq, Bombus vagans sn; Anthophoridae (Anthophorini): Anthophora ursina sn, Habropoda laboriosus sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia belfragii sn fq, Synhalonia dubitata sn; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Osmia bucephala bucephala sn fq, Osmia collinsiae sn, Osmia lignaria lignaria sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena carlini sn, Andrena erigeniae sn (Kr)

Flies
Bombyliidae: Bombylius major sn fq

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Vanessa atalanta sn np; Papilionidae: Papilio glaucus sn np, Papilio marcellus sn np; Pieridae: Pieris rapae sn np

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Erynnis martialis sn np


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