Flower-Visiting Insects
of Thistle


Cirsium spp. (Thistle)
(insect activity is unspecified, observations are from Smith et al.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Bombini): Bombus pensylvanicus fq (Smh); Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica (Smh); Megachilidae (Osmiini): Osmia chalybea (Smh)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochloropsis metallica (Smh), Lasioglossum reticulatum (Smh)


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