Flower-Visiting Insects
of Swamp Saxifrage


Saxifraga pennsylvanica (Swamp Saxifrage)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen; wasps and sawflies suck nectar; flies and beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen; all observations are from Graenicher)

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

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum anomalis sn cp, Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn cp, Lasioglossum zephyrus sn cp; Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes cressonii sn, Sphecodes dichroa sn; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus mesillae sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena mariae sn

Wasps
Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Ectemnius lapidarius, Ectemnius trifasciatus, Oxybelus uniglumis; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Symmorphus cristatus; Ichneumonidae: Chorinaeus funebris carinatus, Cryptus sp., Cryptus persimilis, Ichneumon sp.

Sawflies
Tenthredinidae: Dolerus aprilis, Dolerus similis

Flies
Agromyzidae: Melanogromyza aeneoventris; Stratiomyidae: Odontomyia pubescens; Conopidae: Zodion fulvifrons; Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua, Eristalis arbustorum, Paragus bicolor, Platycheirus quadratus, Sphaerophoria contiqua, Syritta pipiens; Muscidae: Hydrotaea sp.; Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax; Calliphoridae: Lucilia illustris; Anthomyiidae: Delia platura, Phorbia sp.

Beetles
Cerambycidae: Brachysomida bivittata; Elateridae: Glyphonyx recticollis; 
Orsodacnidae: Orsodacne atra


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