Flower-Visiting Insects
of Ground Ivy


Glechoma hederacea (Ground Ivy) introduced
(Insects suck nectar; butterflies, skippers, & moths are ineffective pollinators; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus bimaculatus, Bombus pensylvanica fq, Bombus vagans; Anthophoridae (Anthophorini): Anthophora abrupta fq; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla fq; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia speciosa fq; Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada superba superba fq; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis pilosifrons, Osmia collinsiae, Osmia pumila fq

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella striata, Augochloropsis metallica metallica

Flies
Syrphidae: Rhingia nasica; Bombyliidae: Bombylius atriceps

Butterflies
Pieridae: Colias philodice np fq, Pieris rapae np

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Poanes hobomok np, Poanes zabulon np, Polites peckius np

Moths
Noctuidae: Anagrapha falcifera np


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