Flower-Visiting Insects
of Late Boneset


Eupatorium serotinum (Late Boneset)
(Bees collect pollen or suck nectar; some beetles feed on pollen & are non-pollinating, otherwise they suck nectar; other insects suck nectar; some observations are from Hilty, Krombein et al., Steury et al., and Williams as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn cp fq (Rb, SDO); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus fraternus sn cp, Bombus griseocallis sn, Bombus impatiens sn cp fq, Bombus pensylvanica sn, Bombus vagans sn cp, Psithyrus variabilis sn; Anthophoridae (Emphorini): Melitoma taurea (SDO); Anthophoridae (Epeolini): Epeolus bifasciatus sn, Triepeolus cressonii cressonii sn, Triepeolus lunatus lunatus sn, Triepeolus pectoralis sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes boltoniae sn cp, Melissodes dentiventris sn, Melissodes nivea sn cp, Melissodes rustica sn; Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys octodentata sn, Coelioxys sayi sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn, Megachile latimanus sn, Megachile mendica sn cp (Rb, SDO); Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades leavitti sn cp fq

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn, Agapostemon virescens sn fq, Augochlorella striata sn, Halictus ligatus sn, Halictus rubicundus (SDO), Lasioglossum coriaceus sn cp, Lasioglossum imitatus sn fq, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn, Lasioglossum zephyrus sn; Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes pimpinellae sn; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes compactus sn, Colletes eulophi sn cp fq; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena placata (Kr)

Wasps
Sphecidae (Bembicinae): Bicyrtes quadrifasciata; Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Crabro tumidus, Ectemnius decemmaculatus, Ectemnius dilectus; Sphecidae (Larrinae): Ancistromma distincta fq; Sphecidae (Philanthinae): Cerceris prominens, Eucerceris fulvipes fq, Eucerceris zonata, Philanthus gibbosus, Philanthus ventilabris; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi, Ammophila nigricans fq, Ammophila pictipennis, Ammophila procera, Eremnophila aureonotata, Isodontia apicalis, Isodontia philadelphica, Sceliphron caementaria; Vespidae: Polistes annularis, Polistes carolina, Polistes dorsalis, Polistes fuscata, Vespula germanica; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus adiabatus, Ancistrocerus antilope, Ancistrocerus campestris, Eumenes fraterna, Euodynerus annulatus, Euodynerus foraminatus, Leionotus scrophulariae (Rb, MS), Monobia quadridens; Pompilidae: Anoplius illinoensis, Anoplius marginatus; Chrysididae: Ceratochrysis perpulchra, Hedychrum violaceum, Hedychrum wiltii; Ichneumonidae: Ceratogastra ornata, Cremastus cressoni; Braconidae: Cardiochiles viator

Flies
Tabanidae: Chrysops striatus; Syrphidae: Cheilosia punctulata, Eristalis tenax, Milesia virginiensis, Orthonevra nitida, Spilomyia longicornis; Bombyliidae: Exoprosopa fasciata, Exoprosopa fascipennis, Sparnopolius confusus, Systoechus vulgaris, Systropus macer, Villa alternata; Conopidae: Physocephala texana, Physocephala tibialis, Physoconops brachyrhynchus, Stylogaster biannulata; Tachinidae: Archytas aterrima, Belvosia bifasciata, Chetogena claripennis, Cylindromyia euchenor, Gnadochaeta nigrifrons, Gymnoclytia occidua, Gymnosoma fuliginosum, Leskia similis, Plagiomima spinosula, Solieria flava, Spallanzania hesperidarum, Trichopoda pennipes, Xanthomelanodes arcuatus; Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax; Calliphoridae: Cochliomyia macellaria; Muscidae: Musca domestica, Neomyia cornicina

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Phyciodes tharos, Vanessa cardui, Speyeria cybele; Lycaenidae: Everes comyntas, Lycaena hyllus; Pieridae: Colias philodice, Pieris rapae, Pontia protodice

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Atalopedes campestris, Epargyreus clarus, Polites themistocles fq

Moths
Ctenuchidae: Cisseps fulvicollis; Noctuidae: Feltia jaculifera, Spragueia leo; Sesiidae: Carmenta pyralidiformis; Yponomeutidae: Atteva punctella (H)

Beetles
Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus sn (Rb, Wms); Cerambycidae: Megacyllene decorum fp np, Megacyllene robiniae fp np; Chrysomelidae: Diabrotica undecimpunctata sn; Rhipiphoridae: Macrosiagon limbata lgf; Scarabaeidae (Cetoniidae): Euphoria sepulcralis sn

Plant Bugs
Pentatomidae: Euschistus variolaria


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