Flower-Visiting Insects
of Hooded Ladies' Tresses

Spiranthes romanzoffiana (Hooded Ladies' Tresses)
(bees, skippers, and moths suck nectar; only bees are effective pollinators of the flowers; observations are from Catling and Godfery)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Bombus borealis sn, Bombus fervida sn, Bombus perplexus sn, Bombus vagans sn (Ct, Gd), Psithyrus ashtoni sn, Psithyrus insularis sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile melanophaea sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Halictus confusus sn (Gd), Lasioglossum cinctipes sn, Lasioglossum zonulum sn; Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes smilacinae sn (Gd)

Syrphidae: Unidentified spp. np

Hesperiidae: Erynnis lucilius sn np, Thymelicus lineola sn np

Noctuidae: Syngrapha sp. sn np, Syngrapha epigaea sn np, Syngrapha octoscripta sn np

Curculionidae: Stethobaris ovata sn np