Flower-Visiting Insects
of Ox-Eye Daisy


Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-Eye Daisy) introduced
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies & beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen, other insects suck nectar; observations are from Graenicher, Krombein et al., Lewis, Mawdsley, MacRae, Robertson, Swengel & Swengel, Grundel et al., Discover Life, Williams, Gosling, and Lovell as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn cp (Gr); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp (Rb, Gr), Ceratina strenua (Gnd); Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada articulata sn (Rb); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Hoplitis pilosifrons sn (Rb), Megachile centuncularis sn cp (Gr), Megachile mendica (DL), Megachile petulans (DL); Megachilidae (Stelidini): Stelis foederalis sn (Rb), Stelis lateralis sn fq (Rb); Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades leavitti sn cp (Rb)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella aurata sn cp fq (Rb, Gnd), Augochlorella striata sn (Gr), Halictus (or Lasioglossum) sp. sn cp (Gr), Halictus confusus sn cp (Gr), Halictus ligatus sn cp fq (Rb, Gnd), Halictus rubicundus sn (Gr, Gnd), Lasioglossum mitchelli (Gnd), Lasioglossum tegularis sn cp (Gr), Lasioglossum versatus sn cp (Gr); Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes cressonii sn (Gr), Sphecodes dichroa sn (Gr), Sphecodes heraclei sn (Gnd); Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes eulophi (Kr); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis cp (Gr), Hylaeus mesillae sn (Gr); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena alleghaniensis (Kr), Andrena ceanothi (Kr), Andrena quintilis (Kr), Andrena rehni (Kr), Andrena wheeleri (Kr); Andrenidae (Panurginae): Calliopsis andreniformis sn fq (Rb, Kr), Heterosarus illinoiensis (Kr)

Wasps
Vespidae (Eumeninae): Euodynerus foraminatus (Gr), Leionotus ziziae (Rb, MS), Parancistrocerus pedestris (Gr)

Flies
Empididae: Empis clausa fq (Rb); Stratiomyidae: Nemotelus nigrinus (Gr), Odontomyia virgo (Gr) Stratiomys normula (Gr); Conopidae: Thecophora abbreviata (Gr), Thecophora occidensis (Gr), Zodion fulvifrons (Rb); Syrphidae: Eristalis brousii (Gr), Eristalis stipator (Rb), Eristalis tenax (Gr), Eristalis transversus (Gr), Eupeodes americanus (Gr), Helophilus fasciatus (Gr), Paragus tibialis (Gr), Sphaerophoria contiqua (Rb, Gr), Syritta pipiens (Rb, Gr), Syrphus ribesii (Gr), Toxomerus geminatus (Gr), Toxomerus marginatus (Gr), Tropidia mamillata (Rb); Tachinidae: Cylindromyia carolinae (Gr), Cylindromyia dosiades (Gr), Distichona varia (Rb), Leucostoma simplex (Rb), Phasia purpurascens fq (Rb), Spallanzania hesperidarum (Gr); Sarcophagidae: Helicobia sp. (Gr), Helicobia rapax (Gr), Sarcophaga sp. (Gr), Sphixapata trilineata (Gr); Calliphoridae: Lucilia illustris (Gr), Pollenia rudis (Gr); Muscidae: Graphomya maculata (Gr), Musca domestica (Gr), Neomyia cornicina (Rb); Anthomyiidae: Delia platura (Rb, Gr); Scathophagidae: Scathophaga stercoraria (Gr); Sciaridae: Sciara exigua (Gr); Tephritidae: Euaresta bella (Gr), Paroxyna clathrata (Rb); Agromyzidae: Melanogromyza aeneoventris (Gr)

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis sn (Sw); Pieridae: Pieris rapae sn (Lw)

Beetles
Buprestidae: Acmaeodera neglecta (McR), Acmaeodera tubulus (McR); Cantharidae: 
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms); Cerambycidae: Pidonia ruficollis (Gsl), Strangalepta abbreviata (Gsl), Trachysida mutabilis (Gsl), Trigonarthris minnesotana (Gsl); Chrysomelidae: Diabrotica undecimpunctata (Gr); Cleridae: Trichodes apivorus (Gr), Trichodes nuttalli (Mwd, Lv2); Coccinellidae: Brachiacantha ursina (Lv2), Hippodamia tredecimpunctata (Gr); Curculionidae: Odontocorynus umbellae (Lv2); Dermestidae: Anthrenus museorum (Lv2); Elateridae: Hemicrepidius hemipodus (Lv2), Oestodes tenuicollis (Lv2); Scarabaeidae: Trichiotinus piger fp (Rb)

Plant Bugs
Lygaeidae: Ligyrocoris sylvestris (Gr); Miridae: Adelphocoris rapidus (Gr), Lygus lineolaris (Gr), Plagiognathus sp. (Gr); Nabidae: Nabicula subcoleoptrata (Gr); Pentatomidae: Cosmopepla lintneriana (Gr), Euschistus variolaria (Gr); Phymatidae: Phymata fasciatus prd (Gr); Reduviidae: Sinea diadema prd (Gr)


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