Flower-Visiting Insects
of Eared False Foxglove

Tomanthera auriculata (Eared False Foxglove)
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Agalinis auriculata. Long-tongued bees collect pollen or suck nectar; short-tongued bees collect pollen or stray pollen [csp]; flies and beetles probably feed on pollen; observations are from Robertson, Mulvaney et al., and Wilhelm & Rericha as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn cp (Rb, Mlv); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn (Rb), Bombus impatiens sn cp (Rb, Mlv, WR), Bombus penyslvanica sn cp fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Ceratini): Ceratina dupla dupla cp (Mlv, WR), Ceratina mikmaqi cp (WR); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn cp (Mlv, WR), Melissodes boltoniae cp (Rb); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn cp (Rb), Megachile mendica sn cp (WR)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella aurata cp (WR), Augochlorella persimilis cp (WR), Lasioglossum hitchensi csp np (WR), Lasioglossum versatum csp np (Rb, WR); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus sp. csp np (Mlv), Hylaeus affinis cp (WR)

Syrphidae: Unspecified species fp np (Mlv)

Cantharidae: Unspecified species fp np (Mlv); Chrysomelidae: Unspecified species fp np (Mlv)