Flower-Visiting Insects
of Flat-topped Aster


Doellingeria umbellata (Flat-topped Aster)
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Aster umbellatus. Insect activity is largely unspecified; information is limited to bees and beetles; observations are from Grundel et al., Williams, and Lovell)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera fq (Gnd); Apidae (Bombini): Psithyrus citrinus sn (Gnd);

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlora pura (Gnd), Augochlorella aurata (Gnd), Lasioglossum cressonii (Gnd), Lasioglossum fuscipenne (Gnd); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus mesillae (Gnd)

Beetles
Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms); Chrysomelidae: Diachus auratus (Lv2)


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