Flower-Visiting Insects
of Grass Pink Orchid

Calopogon tuberosus (Grass Pink Orchid)
(insects are lured to the flower by its deceptive appearance, as it is odorless and nectarless; bumblebees are the primary pollinators; observations are from F.R. Cole, Thien & Marcks, Luer, Small, and Voss)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera exp (Lu); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus fervida exp (Co), Bombus griseocallis exp (Lu), Bombus pensylvanica exp (Lu), Bombus ternarius exp fq (TM), Bombus terricola exp fq (TM), Bombus vagans exp fq (Co, TM); Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica exp (Lu); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile melanophaea exp (TM)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae: Unspecified sp. ("sweat bee") exp np (Co)

Syrphidae: Toxomerus marginatus exp fq np (Sm)

Lycaenidae: Lycaena epixanthe exp np (Co); Pieridae: Colias interior exp np (V), Pieris rapae exp np (V)

Hesperiidae: Thymelicus lineolus exp fq np (Lu, Sm)

Scarabaeidae: Trichiotinus affinis exp np (Co)