Flower-Visiting Insects
of Seedbox


Ludwigia alternifolia (Seedbox)
(long-tongued bees suck nectar or their activity is unspecified; short-tongued bees suck nectar or collect pollen; beetles suck nectar and feed on pollen, or their activity is unspecified; other insects suck nectar; some observations are from MacRae and Ott as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera (Ott); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus spp. (Ott), Bombus pensylvanica sn (Rb, Ott); Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica (Ott); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn, Megachile petulans sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlora purus purus sn, Augochlorella aurata sn cp, Augochlorella striata sn, Halictus confusus sn, Halictus ligatus sn cp, Halictus parallelus sn cp, Lasioglossum imitatus cp, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum pruinosus sn, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp fq

Wasps
Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Anacrabro ocellatus sn; Sphecidae (Philanthinae): Philanthus ventilabris sn

Flies
Sciaridae: Sciara atrata sn np

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Everes comyntas sn

Beetles
Buprestidae: Acmaeodera pulchella (McR); Chrysomelidae: Acanthoscelides alboscutellatus sn fp (Ott)


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