Flower-Visiting Insects
of Tall Green Milkweed


Asclepias hirtella (Tall Green Milkweed)
(Insects suck nectar; most observations are from Robertson, otherwise they are from Betz and Williams as indicated below)

With pollinia:

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus fraternus fq, Bombus griseocallis fq; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile mendica, Megachile texana

Wasps
Sphecidae (Bembicinae): Bembix nubilipennis fq; Sphecidae (Philanthinae): Cerceris bicornuta; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Prionyx atrata; Pompilidae: Entypus unifasciatus

Beetles
Scarabaeidae (Cetonniae): Trichiotinus piger

Without pollinia:

Bees (long-tongued)
Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis

Wasps
Sphecidae (Philanthinae): Cerceris compar; Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecincta; Vespidae: Polistes fuscata; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Euodynerus annulatus; Braconidae: Crassomicrodus divisus

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaena hyllus

Moths
Ctenuchidae: Cisseps fulvicollis fq

Pollinia Presence Unspecified:

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus affinis (Btz), Bombus griseocallis (Btz)

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)


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