Flower-Visiting Insects
of Mullein Foxglove


Dasistoma macrophylla (Mullein Foxglove)
(Long-tongued bees suck nectar or collect pollen; Syrphid flies feed on pollen & are non-pollinating; butterflies & skippers suck nectar & are non-pollinating; observations are from Robertson, Hilty, and Smith et al. as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn (Rb); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus bimaculatus sn cp (Rb), Bombus impatiens sn (Rb), Bombus pensylvanicus sn cp fq (Rb, Smh), Bombus vagans sn cp fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn (Rb); Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica (Smh)

Flies
Syrphidae: Milesia virginiensis fp np (Rb)

Butterflies
Pieridae: Pieris rapae sn np (Rb); Papilionidae: Papilio cresphontes sn np (H)

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Poanes zabulon sn fq np (Rb)


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