Flower-Visiting Insects
of Spreading Dogbane


Apocynum androsaemifolium (Spreading Dogbane)
(Insects suck nectar or their activity is unspecified; observations are from Robertson, Moure & Hurd, Krombein et al., Swengel & Swengel, Grundel et al., Williams, and Gosling as indicated below)

With pollinia:

Bees (long-tongued)
Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada articulata (Rb)

Without pollinia:

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlorella aurata (Rb), Augochlorella striata (Rb), Lasioglossum versatum (Rb), Lasioglossum zephyrum (Rb); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus modestus modestus (Rb)

Wasps
Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi (Rb)

Flies
Syrphidae: Eristalis arbustorum (Rb); Tachinidae: Copecrypta ruficauda (Rb), Linnaemya comta (Rb); Muscidae: Graphomya americana (Rb); Fanniidae: Fannia manicata (Rb)

Pollinia Presence Unspecified:

Bees (long-tongued)
Megachilidae (Osmiini): Heriades carinatus (Gnd)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea (MH), Augochlorella aurata (Gnd), Augochlorella persimilis (MH), Augochlorella striata (MH), Lasioglossum albipennis (MH), Lasioglossum cinctipes (MH), Lasioglossum coriaceum (MH), Lasioglossum cressonii (MH, Gnd), Lasioglossum forbesii (MH), Lasioglossum foxii (MH), Lasioglossum illinoensis (MH), Lasioglossum imitatum (MH), Lasioglossum pectoralis (MH), Lasioglossum pilosum pilosum (MH), Lasioglossum tegularis (MH), Lasioglossum truncatum (MH), Lasioglossum versatum (MH), Lasioglossum zephyrum (MH); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus verticalis (Kr); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus modestus (Gnd)

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis (Sw)

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms); Cerambycidae: Typocerus velutinus velutinus (Gsl)


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