Flower-Visiting Insects
of Violet Wood Sorrel

Oxalis violacea (Violet Wood Sorrel)
(Bees suck nectar and/or collect pollen, beetles feed on nectar or pollen, other insects suck nectar. Observations are from Robertson, Bernhardt, MacRae, Stevens, and Wilhelm & Rericha as indicaed below.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apini): Apis mellifera sn (Rb); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn (Rb), Bombus pensylvanicus sn (Rb); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata sn fq (Rb, WR), Ceratina dupla sn fq (Rb, WR), Ceratina mikmaqi (WR), Ceratina strenua (WR); 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 (Megachilini): Megachile brevis (Stv); 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 sericeus sn (Rb), Agapostemon virescens sn (Rb), Augochlorella aurata (WR), Augochlorella persimilis sn cp fq (Bht, WR), Augochlorella striata sn cp fq (Rb, Bht), Halictus confusus sn cp fq (Rb, WR), Halictus ligatus sn cp (Rb, WR), Halictus rubicundus sn cp fq (Rb, WR), Lasioglossum albipenne sn cp (Rb, Bht), Lasioglossum forbesii sn (Rb), Lasioglossum macoupinense (WR), Lasioglossum pectorale sn (Rb), Lasioglossum pilosum sn cp fq (Rb), Lasioglossum pruinosum sn (Bht), Lasioglossum versatum sn (Rb, Bht); Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena personata sn (Rb), Andrena violae sn (Rb), Andrena cressonii sn (Rb); Andrenidae (Panurginae): Calliopsis andreniformis sn fq (Bht)

Formicidae: Formica incerta sn (WR), Formica pallidefulva sn (WR)

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

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

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

Arctiidae: Unidentified sp. sn (Bht)

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