Flower-Visiting Insects
of Common Elderberry

Sambucus canadensis (Common Elderberry)
(Bees collect pollen, other insects feed on pollen; observations are from Robertson, Lisberg & Young, Lovell, Williams, and Gosling as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera cp fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla cp (Rb)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Halictus parallelus cp (Rb), Lasioglossum cinctipes cp (Rb), Lasioglossum imitatus cp fq (Rb), Lasioglossum versatus cp (Rb), Lasioglossum zephyrus fq cp (Rb); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena imitatrix imitatrix cp (Rb)

Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua fp fq (Rb), Chalcosyrphus nemorum fp (Rb), Eristalis dimidiatus fp (Rb), Eristalis tenax fp (Rb), Eupeodes americanus fp (Rb), Mallota bautias fp fq (Rb), Ocyptamus fascipennis fp (Rb), Spilomyia alcimus fp fq (Rb), Syritta pipiens fp (Rb), Syrphus ribesii fp fq (Rb), Toxomerus marginatus fp (Lvl); Bombyliidae: Anthrax oedipus fp (Rb), Hemipenthes sinuosa fp (Rb); Muscidae: Musca domestica fp (Rb), Neomyia cornicina fp (Rb, Lvl); Anthomyiidae: Delia platura fp (Rb, Lvl); Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax fp (Lvl); Fanniidae: Fannia manicata fp (Rb)

Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus fp (Wms); Cerambycidae: Clytus ruricola fp (Gsl), Euderces picipes fp (Rb), Trigonarthris minnesotana fp (Gsl), Trigonarthris proxima fp (Gsl); Dermestidae: Attagenus megatoma fp fq (Rb); Kateretidae: Boreades abdominalis fp (Lv2); Melyridae: Malachius erichsonii fp (Rb); Mordellidae: Mordella marginata fp (LY), Mordellaria serval fp (LY); Nitidulidae: Conotelus obscurus fp (Lv2); Scarabaeidae: Euphoria fulgida fp (Rb), Macrodactylus subspinosus fp (Lv2); Scraptiidae: Pentaria trifasciatus fp (Rb)