Flower-Visiting Insects
of Indian Physic

Porteranthus stipulatus (Indian Physic)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen; some flies suck nectar, while others feed on pollen and are non-pollinating; other insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Anthophoridae (Anthophorini): Anthophora abrupta sn; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata sn, Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp fq; Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada affabilis sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile addenda sn cp; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis pilosifrons sn cp fq, Hoplitis truncata sn cp, Osmia albiventris sn cp, Osmia atriventris sn, Osmia distincta sn cp fq; Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades leavitti sn cp fq

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum imitatus cp np fq, Lasioglossum macoupinensis sn, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn cp, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp; Andrenidae (Panurginae): Calliopsis andreniformis sn, Heterosarus parvus sn cp fq

Syrphidae: Ocyptamus fuscipennis fp np, Trichopsomyia apisaon fp np; Bombyliidae: Bombylius atriceps sn; Conopidae: Stylogaster biannulata sn fq

Papilionidae: Battus philenor, Papilio troilus

Hesperiidae: Thorybes bathyllus, Thorybes pylades