Flower-Visiting Insects
of Red-Osier Dogwood


Cornus sericea (Red-Osier Dogwood)
(bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies & beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen, while other insects suck nectar; observations are from Lovell and Gosling as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera (Lvl); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus borealis (Lvl), Bombus ternarius (Lvl), Bombus terricola (Lvl)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes dichroa sn (Lvl); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus sparsus (Lvl);
Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena bisalicis (Lvl)

Wasps
Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus antilope sn (Lvl); Ichneumonidae: Ectopimorpha wilsoni sn (Lvl)

Flies
Syrphidae: Syrphus ribesii (Lvl), Tropidia quadrata (Lvl); Anthomyiidae: Delia platura (Lvl); Calliphoridae: Lucilia illustris (Lvl), Pollenia rudis (Lvl); Muscidae: Morellia micans (Lvl), Neomyia cornicina (Lvl)

Beetles
Cerambycidae: Xestoleptura tibialis (Gsl); Elateridae: Selatosomus splendens (Lvl), Setasomus nitidulus (Lv2); Lampyridae: Pyropyga decipiens (Lvl)


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