Flower-Visiting Insects
of Wild Climbing Rose

Rosa setigera (Wild Climbing Rose)
(Bees collect pollen; other insects feed on pollen; Syrphid flies are usually non-pollinating; some observations are from MacRae and Tuell et al. as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera cp fq (Rb, Tll); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus cp, Bombus bimaculatus cp (Tll), Bombus griseocollis cp fq, Bombus impatiens cp (Rb, Tll), Bombus pensylvanicus cp fq; Anthophoridae (Anthophorini): Anthophora abrupta cp fq; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Synhalonia rosae cp olg, Synhalonia speciosa cp fq; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile addenda cp, Megachile latimanus cp, Megachile mendica cp fq; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Osmia pumila cp

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea cp, Agapostemon virescens cp fq (Rb, Tll), Augochloropsis metallica metallica cp, Lasioglossum cinctipes cp, Lasioglossum coriaceum cp fq, Lasioglossum rohweri cp (Tll), Lasioglossum versatum cp

Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua fp np, Chalcosyrphus violascens fp np, Eristalis transversus fp, Eupeodes americanus fp fq np, Heringia salax fp np, Mallota bautias fp fq, Mallota posticata fp, Milesia virginiensis fp fq, Myolepta nigra fp np, Syritta pipiens fp np, Temnostoma trifasciatum fp np, Trichopsomyia banksi fp np, Xylota angustiventris fp np; Bombyliidae: Anthrax albofasciatus fp, Anthrax oedipus fp, Hemipenthes sinuosa fp

Buprestidae: Acmaeodera neglecta fp (McR), Acmaeodera ornata fp (McR), Acmaeodera tubulus fp (McR); Scarabaeidae (Cetonniae): Trichiotinus piger fp