Flower-Visiting Insects
of Indigo Bush


Amorpha fruiticosa (Indigo Bush)
(Also called False Indigo; bees suck nectar or collect pollen, while the beetle sucks nectar or feeds on pollen; observations are from Robertson, Krombein et al., and Mawdsley as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada articulata sn (Rb); Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys sayi sn (Rb)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp (Rb), Lasioglossum pectoralis sn cp (Rb), Lasioglossum tegularis sn cp (Rb); Halictidae (Nomiinae): Nomia nortoni (Kr); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn (Rb), Hylaeus modestus modestus sn (Rb), Hylaeus saniculae sn (Rb); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena ceanothi (Kr), Andrena illinoiensis (Kr), Andrena imitatrix imitatrix (Kr), Andrena quintilis cp olg (Kr), Andrena ziziae (Kr)

Beetles
Cleridae: Phyllobaenus pubescens (Mwd)


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