Flower-Visiting Insects
of Hoary Alyssum


Berteroa incana (Hoary Alyssum) introduced
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies and beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen, other insects suck nectar; observations are from Reed, Lisberg & Young, and Williams as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus terricola (Re); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile latimanus (Re)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum lineatulus (Re), Lasioglossum pilosus (Re)

Wasps
Sphecidae (Philanthinae): Philanthus politus (Re)

Flies
Syrphidae: Eristalis dimidiatus (Re), Eristalis transversus (Re), Eupeodes sp. (Re), Helophilus fasciatus (Re), Helophilus stipatus (Re), Orthonevra sp. (Re), Parhelophilus sp. (Re), Parhelophilus laetus (Re)

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms); Mordellidae: Mordella marginata (LY)


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