Flower-Visiting Insects
of Rocky Mountain Bee Plant

Cleome serrulata (Rocky Mountain Bee Plant)
(Bees suck nectar and possibly collect pollen; observations are from Mitchell, Moure & Hurd, LaBerge, and Krombein et al.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes agilis (Mch), Melissodes communis (Mch), Melissodes comptoides (LB), Melissodes coreopsis (Mch), Melissodes menuachus (Mch), Melissodes rustica (Mch), Svastra atripes atripes (LB), Svastra obliqua obliqua (LB); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile inimica sayi (Mch), Megachile latimanus (Mch); Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades carinatum (Kr)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochloropsis sumptuosa (MH), Halictus rubicunda (MH), Lasioglossum illinoensis (MH), Lasioglossum pruinosus (MH), Lasioglossum tegularis (MH), Lasioglossum versatus (MH); Halictidae (Nomiinae): Nomia triangulifera (MH, Kr); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena helianthi (Kr)