Flower-Visiting Insects
of Eastern Agave

Manfreda virginica (Eastern Agave)
(bees suck nectar or collect pollen, while moths suck nectar only; the Syrphid fly probably feeds on pollen and is non-pollinating; observations are from Groman)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus impatiens cp, Bombus pensylvanica sn cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae: Unidentified sp. ("sweat bee") cp np

Syrphidae: Volucella vesicularia fp np

Sphingidae: Eumorpha pandorus sn, Hemaris diffinis sn, Hyles lineata sn, Paratrea plebeja sn; Noctuidae: Cucullia sp. sn, Pseudoplusia includens sn