Flower-Visiting Insects
of Prairie White-Fringed Orchid

Platanthera praeclara (Prairie White-Fringed Orchid)
(this prairie orchid has a more western distribution than Platanthera leucophaea; Sphinx moths suck nectar, some species are effective at cross-pollination while others are ineffective; observations are from Sheviak & Bowles, Heshka, and Travers et al.)

Sphingidae: Eumorpha achemon sn (Trv), Hyles euphorbiae sn (Trv), Hyles gallii sn fq (Hh), Hyles lineata sn (Trv), Manduca quinquemaculata sn np (SB), Sphinx drupiferarum sn (Hh, Trv), Sphinx eremitus sn (Trv)