Sap-Visiting Insects
of Sugar Maple


Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple)
(Insects suck oozing sap; the flowers of Sugar Maple are wind-pollinated; observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera fq

Bees (short-tongued)
Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena rugosa

Wasps
Braconidae: Earinus limitaris

Sawflies
Tenthredinidae: Dolerus sericeus

Flies
Syrphidae: Helophilus fasciatus, Syrphus ribesii; Tachinidae: Gonia capitata fq; Sarcophagidae: Ravinia derelicta; Calliphoridae: Calliphora vicina, Calliphora vomitoria, Cynomya cadaverina, Lucilia illustris; Muscidae: Helina rufitibia fq, Hydrotaea houghi, Muscina levida, Neomyia cornicina; Aulacigastridae: Aulacigaster leucopeza; Scathophagidae: Scathophaga furcata fq; Piophilidae: Prochyliza xanthostoma fq

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Nymphalis antiopa, Polygonia comma, Vanessa atalanta


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