Flower-Visiting Insects
of False Loosestrife


Ludwigia polycarpa (False Loosestrife)
(Short-tongued bees usually suck nectar, although some of them also collect pollen; other insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella aurata sn, Lasioglossum cressonii sn, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum zephyrus sn

Wasps
Sapygidae: Sapyga interrupta; Philanthidae: Cerceris compacta; Pompilidae: Anoplius atrox, Anoplius lepidus; Vespidae: Polistes fuscata

Flies
Syrphidae: Toxomerus marginatus, Toxomerus politus; Tachinidae: Archytas analis, Belvosia unifasciata, Spallanzania hesperidarum; Sarcophagidae: Sarcophaga sinuata; Muscidae: Limnophora narona


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