Flower-Visiting Insects
of Violet Wood Sorrel


Oxalis violacea (Violet Wood Sorrel)
(Short-tongued bees collect pollen or suck nectar; beetles feed on nectar or pollen; other insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson, Bernhardt, and MacRae)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn (Rb); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn (Rb), Bombus pensylvanica sn (Rb); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata sn fq (Rb), Ceratina dupla dupla sn fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia speciosa sn fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada articulata sn (Rb), Nomada cressonii sn (Rb), Nomada parva sn fq (Rb), Nomada superba superba sn fq (Rb); Anthophoridae (Pasitidini): Holcopasites calliopsidis sn (Bht); Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis pilosifrons sn (Bht), Hoplitis producta sn (Bht), Osmia distincta sn (Rb), Osmia pumila sn fq (Rb)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halctinae): Agapostemon sericea sn (Rb), Agapostemon virescens sn (Rb), Augochlorella persimilis sn cp fq (Bht), Augochlorella striata sn cp fq (Rb, Bht), Halictus confusus sn cp fq (Rb), Halictus ligatus sn cp (Rb), Halictus rubicunda sn cp fq (Rb), Lasioglossum albipennis sn cp (Rb, Bht), Lasioglossum forbesii sn (Rb), Lasioglossum pectoralis sn (Rb), Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn cp fq (Rb), Lasioglossum pruinosus sn (Bht), Lasioglossum versatus sn (Rb, Bht); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena personata sn (Rb), Andrena violae sn (Rb), Andrena cressonii sn (Rb); Andrenidae (Panurginae): Calliopsis andreniformis sn fq (Bht)

Flies
Bombyliidae: Unidentified sp. sn (Bht), Bombylius fascipennis sn (Rb)

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Phyciodes tharos sn (Rb); Pieridae: Colias philodice sn (Rb)

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Unidentified sp. sn (Bht), Erynnis brizo sn (Rb)

Moths
Arctiidae: Unidentified sp. sn (Bht)

Beetles
Buprestidae: Acmaeodera neglecta (McR), Acmaeodera tubulus fp np (Rb)


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