Flower-Visiting Insects
of Late Purple Aster

Aster patens (Late Purple Aster)
(bee activity is unspecified; observations are limited to bees; these observations are from Steury et al.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera (SDO); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus impatiens (SDO); Anthophoridae (Ceratini): Ceratina calcarata (SDO), Ceratina strenua (SDO); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes subillata (SDO); Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica (SDO); Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys sayi (SDO)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlora pura (SDO), Halictus ligatus (SDO), Lasioglossum quebecense (SDO)