Flower-Visiting Insects
of Wafer Ash


Ptelea trifoliata (Wafer Ash)
(Bees suck nectar or collect pollen, other insects suck nectar; some observations are from Krombein et al. as indicated below, otherwise they are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn cp fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn cp; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn cp fq; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia speciosa sn cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn, Agapostemon virescens sn, Augochlorella striata sn, Halictus ligatus sn, Halictus rubicunda sn, Lasioglossum coriaceus sn, Lasioglossum cressonii sn cp, Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn, Lasioglossum tegularis sn cp, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp; Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes confertus sn fq; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes eulophi sn, Colletes inaequalis sn cp; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn, Hylaeus modestus modestus sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena crataegi sn cp, Andrena cressonii sn, Andrena fragilis (Kr), Andrena forbesii sn, Andrena heraclei sn cp (Rb, Kr), Andrena hippotes sn cp fq (Rb, Kr), Andrena imitatrix imitatrix sn, Andrena integra (Kr), Andrena miserabilis bipunctata sn cp fq (Rb, Kr), Andrena nigrifrons sn cp (Rb, Kr), Andrena nuda sn cp fq (Rb, Kr), Andrena quintilis (Kr), Andrena robertsonii sn cp fq (Rb, Kr), Andrena rugosa sn (Rb, Kr), Andrena spiraeana sn (Rb, Kr)

Wasps
Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Lestica confluentus, Notoglossa inornata, Oxybelus emarginatus; Sphecidae (Philanthinae): Cerceris compar; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi; Scoliidae: Campsomeris plumipes; Leucospididae: Leucospis affinis; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus adiabatus, Ancistrocerus unifasciatus, Eumenes fraterna, Euodynerus foraminatus, Leionotus scrophulariae (Rb, MS), Leionotus ziziae (Rb, MS)

Flies
Stratiomyidae: Stratiomys meigenii; Syrphidae: Mallota bautias, Myolepta nigra, Sphaerophoria contiqua, Syritta pipiens; Empididae: Empis distans, Empis levicula; Conopidae: Dalmannia nigriceps, Myopa vesciculosa; Tachinidae: Archytas analis, Archytas aterrima, Linnaemya comta, Trichopoda pennipes; Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax; Muscidae: Neomyia cornicina; Anthomyiidae: Calythea pratincola, Delia platura fq

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Megisto cymela

Moths
Noctuidae: Alypia octomaculata


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