Flower-Visiting Insects
of Smooth Rose


Rosa blanda (Smooth Rose)
(Bees collect pollen, while Syrphid flies feed on pollen; observations are from Reed)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis cp; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina sp. cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon texanus texanus cp, Agapostemon virescens cp, Halictus confusus cp; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus sp. cp, Hylaeus affinis cp, Hylaeus mesillae cp

Flies
Syrphidae: Toxomerus marginatus fp


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