Flower-Visiting Insects and Birds
of Velvet Leaf

Abutilon theophrastii (Velvet Leaf) introduced
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen; Syrphid flies feed on pollen & are non-pollinating; hummingbirds & other insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson)

Trochilidae: Archilochus colubris sn

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis sn cp fq, Bombus pensylvanica sn fq; Anthophoridae (Anthophorini): Anthophora walshii sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes agilis sn, Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn cp fq, Melissodes boltoniae sn, Melissodes communis sn cp, Melissodes comptoides sn cp, Melissodes nivea sn cp, Melissodes rustica sn, Melissodes tepaneca sn, Svastra obliqua obliqua sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile brevis brevis sn, Megachile latimanus sn cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Halictus confusus sn, Lasioglossum coriaceus sn, Lasioglossum versatus cp np

Syrphidae: Toxomerus marginatus fp np

Pieridae: Phoebis sennae sn, Pieris rapae sn

Hesperiidae: Pholisora catullus sn