Flower-Visiting Insects
of Small-flowered Water Plantain

Alisma subcordatum (Small-flowered Water Plantain)
(Bees suck nectar primarily, although some of them probably collect pollen; flies suck nectar primarily, although some of them probably feed on pollen; observations are from Robertson, Graenicher, and Wilhelm & Rericha as indicated below; Robertson and Graenicher regarded Alisma subcordatum and Alisma triviale as variants of Alisma plantago-aquatica; Robertson probably observed the floral visitors of Alisma subcordatum, as Alisma triviale does not occur in southwestern Illinois; Graenicher's single observation could be either one of the currently recognized species of Water Plantain)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn (Rb), Augochlorella aurata sn fq (Rb), Halictus confusus (WR), Lasioglossum coreopsis sn (Rb), Lasioglossum cressonii sn (Rb, WR), Lasioglossum imitatus sn (Rb), Lasioglossum tegularis sn fq (Rb); Colletidae (Hylaeninae): Hylaeus mesillae (WR)

Syrphidae: Helophilus chrysostomus (Gr), Paragus bicolor sn (Rb), Paragus tibialis sn (Rb), Sphaerophoria contiqua sn fq (Rb), Syritta pipiens sn (Rb), Toxomerus marginatus sn fq (Rb); Sarcophagidae: Gymnoprosopa polita sn (Rb), Senotainia rubriventris sn (Rb)