Flower-Visiting Insects
of Hairy Wood Mint


Blephilia hirsuta (Hairy Wood Mint)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, while flies suck nectar or feed on pollen; other insects suck nectar; one observation is from Graenicher, otherwise they are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn, Bombus bimaculatus sn fq, Bombus griseocallis sn fq, Bombus impatiens sn, Bombus pensylvanica sn fq, Psithyrus citrinus sn, Psithyrus variabilis sn; Anthophoridae (Anthophorini): Anthophora terminalis sn cp, Anthophora walshii sn; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata sn, Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp fq; Anthophoridae (Epeolini): Triepeolus concavus sn, Triepeolus cressonii cressonii sn, Triepeolus lunatus concolor sn fq, Triepeolus remigatus sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Florilegus condigna sn, Melissodes agilis sn, Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn fq, Melissodes communis sn, Melissodes comptoides sn fq, Melissodes trinodis sn, Peponapis pruinosa pruinosa sn, Svastra obliqua obliqua sn; Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys octodentata sn, Coelioxys rufitarsis rufitarsis sn, Coelioxys sayi sn fq; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn, Megachilie inimica sayi sn fq, Megachile latimanus sn, Megachile mendica sn fq, Megachile petulans sn, Megachile rugifrons sn fq, Megachile texana sn; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis pilosifrons sn; Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades leavitti sn cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn cp fq, Agapostemon splendens sn, Agapostemon virescens sn, Augochlora purus purus sn, Augochlorella striata sn cp fq, Augochloropsis metallica metallica sn, Halictus rubicunda sn, Lasioglossum cinctipes sn, Lasioglossum imitatus cp np fq, Lasioglossum macoupinensis cp np, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn cp, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis fp np

Wasps
Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi, Ammophila nigricans, Ammophila procera; Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecincta; Pompilidae: Ceropales fulvipes; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Euodynerus foraminatus fq

Flies
Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua fp np, Chalcosyrphus nemorum fp np, Eristalis transversus sn, Syritta pipiens fp np fq, Tropidia albistylum sn; Empididae: Empis clausa sn; Bombyliidae: Anthrax albofasciatus fp np, Hemipenthes sinuosa fp np, Rhynchanthrax parvicornis sn, Systoechus vulgaris sn (Gr); Conopidae: Physocephala texana sn fq, Physocephala tibialis sn, Stylogaster neglecta sn fq, Zodion obliquefasciatum sn; Tachinidae: Archytas analis sn; Muscidae: Stomoxys calcitrans sn

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Chlosyne nycteis, Danaus plexippus, Speyeria cybele, Vanessa atalanta, Vanessa cardui; Pieridae: Colias philodice fq, Pieris rapae, Pontia protodice

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus, Euphyes vestris, Polites peckius

Moths
Ctenuchidae: Cisseps fulvicollis


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