Flower-Visiting Insects
of Pokeweed

Phytolacca americana (Pokeweed)
(bees suck nectar and/or collect pollen, beetles feed on nectar or feed on pollen or gnaw on floral tissue, other insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson, Moure & Hurd, and Wilhelm & Rericha as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apini): Apis mellifera sn (Rb, WR); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata (WR), Ceratina strenua (WR); Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys modesta sn (WR)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon splendens (MH), Augochlora pura pura (WR), Halictus confusus sn (Rb), Halictus ligatus sn (Rb), Lasioglossum cattellae (WR), Lasioglossum cressonii (WR), Lasioglossum hitchensi (WR), Lasioglossum imitatum sn cp fq (Rb, WR), Lasioglossum obscurum (WR), Lasioglossum versatum sn cp fq (Rb), Lasioglossum zephyrum sn (Rb); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus sp. (WR), Hylaeus fedorica (WR), Hylaeus illinoisensis (WR), Hylaeus mesillae (WR)

Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Crossocerus impressifrons sn (WR); Pompilidae: Entypus fulvicornis sn (Rb);
Vespidae (Polistinae): Polistes fuscatus sn (Rb)

Formicidae (Formicinae): Lasius alienus sn np (WR), Prenolepis imparis sn np (WR)

Syrphidae: Syritta pipiens sn fq (Rb), Toxomerus geminatus sn (Rb); Empidae: Empis clausa sn (Rb); Tachinidae: Archytas analis sn (Rb)

Mordellidae: Mordella marginata (WR); Phalacridae: Olibrus semistriatus (WR)

Plant Bugs
Miridae: Neurocolpus nubilus (WR)