Flower-Visiting Insects
of Maryland Black Snakeroot


Sanicula marilandica (Maryland Black Snakeroot)
(Short-tongued bees usually suck nectar and less often collect pollen; other insects suck nectar; a few observations are from Krombein et al. as indicated below, otherwise they are from Robertson)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella striata sn, Augochloropsis metallica metallica sn, Lasioglossum coriaceus sn, Lasioglossum foxii sn, Lasioglossum imitatus sn, Lasioglossum tegularis sn; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn, Hylaeus mesillae sn, Hylaeus modestus modestus sn, Hylaeus saniculae sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena cressonii sn cp, Andrena miranda (Kr), Andrena personata sn, Andrena rugosa sn cp, Andrena ziziae sn cp olg (Rb, Kr)

Wasps
Braconidae: Vipio ashmeadi; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus adiabatus, Symmorphus canadensis

Flies
Sciaridae: Sciara atrata; Empididae: Brachystoma robertsonii, Empis distans, Empis nuda; Syrphidae: Toxomerus geminatus, Toxomerus marginatus; Tachinidae: Siphona geniculata; Muscidae: Myospila meditabunda; Faniidae: Fannia incisurata; Hippoboscidae: Hippobosca longipennis; Clusiidae: Clusia lateralis; Chloropidae: Siphonella oscinina

Plant Bugs
Thyreocoridae: Corimelaena pulicarius; Miridae: Lopidea medius


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