Flower-Visiting Insects
of Tansy


Tanacetum vulgare (Tansy) introduced
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies & beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen, other insects suck nectar; observations are from Graenicher, Discover Life, and Williams)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera (Gr) sn; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus borealis (DL), Bombus flavidus (DL), Bombus pensylvanicus sn (Gr), Bombus perplexus (DL), Bombus terricola (DL), Bombus vagans (DL); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile centuncularis sn cp (Gr)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Halictus rubicundus sn (Gr), Lasioglossum zephyrum sn (Gr)

Wasps
Perilampidae: Perilampus hyalinus sn (Gr); Vespidae: Polistes fuscata sn (Gr)

Flies
Syrphidae: Eristalis brousii (Gr), Eristalis dimidiatus (Gr), Orthonevra pulchella (Gr), Sphaerophoria contiqua (Gr), Syritta pipiens (Gr), Toxomerus marginatus (Gr), Tropidia quadrata (Gr); Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax (Gr), Sarcophaga sp. (Gr); Calliphoridae: Cochliomyia macellaria (Gr), Lucilia illustris (Gr), Lucilia sericata (Gr), Phormia regina (Gr), Pollenia rudis (Gr); Muscidae: Stomoxys calcitrans (Gr); Anthomyiidae: Delia platura (Gr), Phorbia sp. (Gr); Scathophagidae: Scathophaga furcata (Gr); Chloropidae: Siphonella oscinina (Gr)

Butterflies
Pieridae: Colias philodice sn (Gr)

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Polites peckius sn (Gr), Polites themistocles sn (Gr)

Beetles
Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms); Chrysomelidae: Acalymma vittatum (Gr), Diabrotica undecimpunctata (Gr)

Plant Bugs
Miridae: Adelphocoris rapidus (Gr), Lygus lineolaris (Gr)


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