Flower-Visiting Insects
of Elm-Leaved Goldenrod


Solidago ulmifolia (Elm-Leaved Goldenrod)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, as indicated below; other insects suck nectar, except for a bee fly that feeds on pollen, and a beetle that feeds on pollen or sucks nectar; one observation is from Williams as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus impatiens sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes boltoniae sn, Melissodes dentiventris sn, Melissodes rustica sn, Melissodes trinodis sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn; Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades leavitti sn cp fq

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn cp; Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes cressonii sn; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes americana sn cp, Colletes simulans armata sn cp olg; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn, Hylaeus illinoisensis sn, Hylaeus mesillae sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena asteris sn cp, Andrena nubecula sn cp fq olg, Andrena solidaginis sn cp fq olg; Andrenidae (Panurginae): Heterosarus andrenoides sn cp fq, Heterosarus compositarum sn, Heterosarus parvus sn cp, Perdita octomaculatus sn cp

Wasps
Sphecidae (Bembicinae): Alysson triangulifer; Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Crabro tumidus, Crossocerus lentus; Sphecidae (Larrinae): Ancistromma distincta; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi; Chrysididae: Hedychrum violaceum; Vespidae: Polistes annularis, Polistes fuscata; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus adiabatus, Ancistrocerus campestris, Eumenes fraterna, Leionotus scrophulariae (Rb, MS)

Flies
Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua sn, Eupeodes americanus sn, Helophilus fasciatus sn, Spilomyia longicornis sn, Syritta pipiens sn; Empididae: Empis clausa sn; Bombyliidae: Exoprosopa decora sn, Sparnopolius confusus sn, Villa alternata fp; Tachinidae: Archytas aterrima sn, Gnadochaeta nigrifrons sn, Siphona geniculata sn, Tachinomyia panaetius sn; Muscidae: Morellia micans sn

Beetles
Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)

Plant Bugs
Miridae: Lygus lineolaris


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