Flower-Visiting Insects
and Birds
of Shrubby Cinquefoil

Pentaphylloides floribunda (Shrubby Cinquefoil)
(Scientific synonyms of this plant are Potentilla fruticosa and Dasiphora fruticosa. Bees suck nectar and/or collect pollen; flies suck nectar or feed on pollen; beetles feed on nectar, feed on pollen, or gnaw on floral tissue; the hummingbird and other insects suck nectar. Observations are from Krombein et al., Tuell et al., Voss, and Wilhelm & Rericha as indicated below.)

Trochilidae: Archilochus colubris sn (WR)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apini): Apis mellifera (Tll); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus impatiens (WR); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla (WR), Ceratina mikmaqi (WR); Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica (WR); Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys sayi sn (WR); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile latimanus sn (WR), Megachile mendica (WR), Megachile texana (WR)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon splendens (WR), Augochlora pura (WR), Augochlorella aurata (WR), Augochlorella persimilis (WR), Augochloropsis metallica fulgida (WR), Augochloropsis sumptuosa (WR), Halictus confusus (Tll, WR), Halictus ligatus (Tll, WR), Halictus rubicundus (Tll), Lasioglossum admirandum (Tll), Lasioglossum apocyni (WR), Lasioglossum ellisiae (WR), Lasioglossum imitatum (WR), Lasioglossum leucocomum (WR), Lasioglossum lineatulum (WR), Lasioglossum nymphaearum (Tll), Lasioglossum paradmirandum (WR), Lasioglossum perpunctatum (WR), Lasioglossum pilosum (Tll, WR), Lasioglossum tegulare (Tll), Lasioglossum vierecki (WR); Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes mandibularis sn (WR); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus sp. (Tll), Hylaeus affinis fq (Tll, WR), Hylaeus annulatus (Tll), Hylaeus mesillae (Tll); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena miranda (Kr)

Pompilidae: Anoplius semicinctus sn (WR), Anoplius subcylindricus sn (WR); Vespidae (Vespinae): Vespula maculifrons sn (WR), Vespula squamosa sn (WR)

Formicidae (Dolichoderinae): Dolichoderus pustulatus sn np (WR); Formicidae (Formicinae): Formica glacialis sn np (WR)

Syrphidae: Eristalis transversa (WR), Toxomerus marginatus (WR); Bombyliidae: Exoprosopa fascipennis (WR)

Nymphalidae: Danaus plexippus sn (V), Junonia coenia sn (WR), Nymphalis milberti sn (V), Phyciodes tharos sn (WR); Lycaenidae: Lycaena dorcas sn (V), Satyrium titus sn (V)

Hesperiidae: Erynnis lucilius sn (V)

Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (WR); Chrysomelidae: Diabrotica cristata (WR), Luperaltica nigripalpis (WR); Mordellidae: Mordella atrata (WR)

Plant Bugs
Lygaeidae: Neortholomus scolopax sn (WR)