Flower-Visiting Insects
of Prickly Gooseberry

Ribes cynosbati (Prickly Gooseberry)
(Short-tongued bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies suck nectar or feed on pollen, other insects suck nectar; the wasp, Dolichovespula maculata, sometimes perforates the flowers [prf] and sucks nectar from these perforations [sn@prf], otherwise it sucks nectar from the flowers normally; one observation is from Trelease as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Graenicher)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis sn, Bombus pensylvanica sn, Bombus ternarius sn; Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Halictus rubicunda sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena cressonii sn, Andrena milwaukeensis sn cp, Andrena nivalis sn cp olg, Andrena vicina sn cp

Vespidae: Dolichovespula maculata sn prf sn@prf (Tr), Vespula germanica sn

Formicidae: Crematogaster lineolata sn np, Formica fusca sn np

Syrphidae: Eupeodes americanus, Pipiza femoralis