Flower-Visiting Insects
of Gray Dogwood


Cornus racemosa (Gray Dogwood)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, other insects suck nectar; most observations are from Robertson, otherwise they are from Krombein et al. and Lisberg & Young as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn cp fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus cp, Bombus pensylvanica cp; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia speciosa sn cp; Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada affabilis sn, Nomada superba superba sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn cp, Agapostemon virescens sn cp, Augochlorella aurata sn, Augochlorella striata sn cp, Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn cp, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn, Lasioglossum tegularis fq, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp fq; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn, Hylaeus floridanus sn, Hylaeus mesillae sn, Hylaeus modestus modestus sn, Prosopis crataegi sn (Robertson, MS); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena carlini sn, Andrena commoda sn, Andrena cressonii sn cp, Andrena forbesii sn, Andrena fragilis cp olg (Kr), Andrena hippotes sn, Andrena imitatrix imitatrix sn cp fq, Andrena nigrifrons sn cp fq, Andrena paniculatae sn cp, Andrena rugosa sn cp, Andrena sayi sn cp

Wasps
Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Lestica confluentus, Lindenius columbianus, Oxybelus emarginatus; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Chalybion californicus, Sceliphron caementaria; Pompilidae: Ceropales fulvipes; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus campestris, Ancistrocerus unifasciatus, Eumenes fraterna, Euodynerus foraminatus, Leionotus ziziae (Rb, MS), Monobia quadridens; Chalcididae: Conura torvina

Flies
Syrphidae: Eristalinus aeneus, Eristalis dimidiatus, Eristalis transversus, Eupeodes americanus, Mallota bautias, Orthonevra nitida, Trichopsomyia banksi, Tropidia mamillata; Empididae: Empis clausa, Empis distans, Empis levicula; Conopidae: Thecophora occidensis; Tachinidae: Archytas analis fq, Archytas aterrima, Belvosia bifasciata, Belvosia unifasciata, Chetogena claripennis fq, Lespesia frenchii, Paradidyma singularis, Phasia purpurascens, Spallanzania hesperidarum; Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax, Sarcophaga bullata; Calliphoridae: Lucilia illustris, Lucilia sericata; Muscidae: Graphomya americana, Morellia micans; Anthomyiidae: Calythea pratincola; Fanniidae: Fannia manicata; Otitidae: Delphinia picta

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Vanessa atalanta; Papilionidae: Papilio marcellus

Beetles
Cantharidae: Podabrus tomentosus fq, Rhagonycha dichrous fq; Cerambycidae: Strangalia famelica; Mordellidae: Mordella marginata fq (Rb, LY), Mordellistena cervicalis (LY), Mordellistena incommunis (LY), Mordellistena ornata (LY); Scarabeidae: Euphoria fulgida, Trichiotinus affinis icp, Trichiotinus piger fq; Scraptiidae: Pentaria trifasciatus


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