Flower-Visiting Insects
of Queen-of-the-Prairie

Filipendula rubra (Queen-of-the-Prairie)
(bees collect pollen for their larvae, while other insects feed on the pollen; nectar is not produced by the flowers; all observations are from Aspinwall & Christian)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera cp fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus sp. cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella sp. cp, Halictus ligatus cp, Lasioglossum sp. cp fq

Syrphidae: Unidentified spp. fp; Muscidae: Unidentified spp. fp

Cantharidae: Chauliognathus marginatus fp gnw