Flower-Visiting Insects
of Great Waterleaf


Hydrophyllum appendiculatum (Great Waterleaf)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen; flies and beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen; other insects suck nectar; some observations are from Krombein et al. and MacRae as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn cp fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn, Bombus bimaculatus sn cp fq, Bombus griseocallis sn cp fq, Bombus impatiens sn fq, Bombus pensylvanica sn fq, Bombus vagans sn, Psithyrus variabilis sn; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia belfragii sn cp fq, Synhalonia rosae sn fq, Synhalonia speciosa sn fq; Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada affabilis sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis cylindricus sn cp, Hoplitis pilosifrons sn, Osmia conjuncta sn cp, Osmia lignaria lignaria sn fq, Osmia pumila sn cp fq; Megachilidae (Trypetini): Chelostoma philadelphi sn cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn cp, Augochlorella striata sn cp fq, Augochloropsis metallica metallica sn, Lasioglossum coriaceus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum macoupinensis sn, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn, Lasioglossum versatus sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena carlini sn, Andrena erigeniae sn (Kr), Andrena geranii sn cp fq olg

Wasps
Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus adiabatus, Euodynerus foraminatus

Flies
Syrphidae: Blera badia sn, Chalcosyrphus violascens sn, Eristalis flavipes sn, Rhingia nasica sn fp fq, Sphegina rufiventris fp np; Empididae: Empis loripedis sn, Empis nuda sn fq; Bombyliidae: Aldrichia ehrmanii fp np; Conopidae: Stylogaster biannulata sn; Anthomyiidae: Botanophila inornata sn

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Chlosyne nycteis

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Amblyscirtes hegon, Poanes zabulon, Staphylus hayhurstii

Beetles
Buprestidae: Acmaeodera tubulus (McR)


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