Flower-Visiting Insects
of Flax-leaved Aster


Ionactis linariifolius (Flax-leaved Aster)
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Aster linariifolius. Insect activity is unspecified, information is limited; these observations are from Steury et al., Grundel et al., and Williams as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera (Gnd); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata (SDO), Ceratina dupla (SDO, Gnd), Ceratina mikmaqi (Gnd), Ceratina strenua (Gnd); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes denticulata (Gnd)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericeus (Gnd), Augochlora pura (Gnd), Augochlorella aurata (Gnd), Halictus confusus (Gnd), Halictus ligatus (Gnd), Lasioglossum pectorale (Gnd)

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)


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