Flower-Visiting Insects
of Wild Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens (Wild Hydrangea)
(Most bees suck nectar or collect pollen; flies and beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen; other insects suck nectar; some observations are from Krombein et al., Knab, and MacRae as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis cp fq, Bombus pensylvanica cp; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp; Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades leavitti cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlora purus sn cp, Halictus confusus cp, Lasioglossum cinctipes sn cp, Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn cp, Lasioglossum truncatus sn cp, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp fq; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes nudus (Kr); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn cp fq

Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Lestica confluentus sn

Culicidae: Toxorhynchites rutilus septentrionalis sn (Knb); Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua sn fp, Eristalis tenax sn fp, Eupeodes americanus sn fp, Paragus tibialis sn fp, Sphaerophoria contiqua sn fp, Syritta pipiens sn fp, Toxomerus geminatus sn fp; Empididae: Empis clausa sn fq; Conopidae: Stylogaster biannulata sn, Thecophora occidensis sn fq; Tachinidae: Archytas analis sn; Muscidae: Graphomya americana sn, Musca domestica sn, Neomyia cornicina sn

Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus sn

Zygaenidae: Harrisina americana sn

Buprestidae: Anthaxia flavimana (McR); Cerambycidae: Euderces picipes sn fp, Typocerus velutinus velutinus sn; Mordellidae: Mordella marginata sn fq, Mordellistena ornata sn, Mordellistena pubescens sn fq