Flower-Visiting Insects
of Long-Leaved Bluets


Hedyotis longifolia (Long-Leaved Bluets)
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Houstonia longifolia. Short-tongued bees suck nectar or collect pollen, other insects suck nectar; observations are from Evans and Swengel & Swengel as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn (Ev); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus bimaculatus sn (Ev); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn (Ev); Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis pilosifrons sn (Ev)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon virescens (Ev), Augochloropsis metallica metallica (Ev), Halictus confusus (Ev), Halictus rubicunda (Ev), Lasioglossum coriaceus (Ev), Lasioglossum pectoralis (Ev), Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus (Ev); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis (Ev)

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis sn (Sw)


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