Flower-Visiting Insects
of Teasel


Dipsacus fullonum (Teasel) introduced
(Most insects suck nectar, although some short-tongued bees collect pollen; beetle activity is unspecified; one observation is from Williams as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus pensylvanica; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn cp, Agapostemon virescens sn

Flies
Bombyliidae: Exoprosopa fasciata fq

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Danaus plexippus, Vanessa virginiensis; Papilionidae: Papilio glaucus; Pieridae: Pontia protodice

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Erynnis martialis

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)


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