Flower-Visiting Insects
of Pilewort


Erechtites hieracifolia (Pilewort)
(According to Robertson, most insects suck nectar; beetle activity is unspecified; one observation is from Williams as indicated below, otherwise they are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera fq; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea

Wasps
Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecincta; Pompilidae: Tachypompilus ferruginea; Vespidae: Polistes fuscata, Vespula germanica; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus antilope, Euodynerus annulatus, Zethus spinipes

Flies
Tachinidae: Archytas aterrima

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaena hyllus

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)


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