Flower-Visiting Insects
of White Prairie Clover


Dalea candida (White Prairie Clover)
(bees collect pollen or suck nectar; beetle activity is unspecified; other insects suck nectar; observations are from Robertson, Petersen, LaBerge, Krombein et al., Smith et al., and Williams as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn (Rb); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus auricomus sn (Rb), Bombus bimaculatus (Pt), Bombus fervidus (Pt), Bombus fraternus sn fq (Rb, Smh), Bombus griseocallis sn fq (Rb, Smh), Bombus pensylvanicus (Smh); Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes communis communis fq (Smh), Svastra obliqua obliqua (LB), Tetraloniella albata (Smh); Anthophoridae (Xylocopini): Xylocopa virginica fq (Smh); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile albitarsis (Smh), Megachile georgica (Smh), Megachile petulans (Smh), Megachile texana (Smh); Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades carinatum (Kr)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn (Rb), Augochlorella aurata sn fq (Rb), Augochlorella gratiosa (Smh), Augochlorella striata sn cp (Rb), Augochloropsis metallica metallica sn (Rb), Halictus confusus sn fq (Rb), Halictus ligatus sn (Rb), Halictus parallelus sn fq (Rb, Smh), Halictus rubicundus sn cp fq (Rb, Pt, Smh), Lasioglossum imitatum sn cp fq (Rb, Smh), Lasioglossum tegulare (Smh), Lasioglossum versatus sn cp fq (Rb); Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes robertsonii cp olg (LB, Kr, Smh), Colletes wilmattae cp olg (Kr); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn (Rb); Andrenidae (Panurginae): Calliopsis andreniformis (Kr)

Wasps
Sphecidae (Bembicinae): Bicyrtes quadrifasciata (Rb); Sphecidae (Philanthinae): Cerceris bicornuta (Rb), Philanthus ventilabris (Rb); Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Prionyx atrata (Rb), Sphex ichneumonea (Rb); Sapygidae: Sapyga interrupta (Rb); Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecincta fq (Rb)

Flies
Mydidae: Mydas clavatus (Rb); Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua (Rb), Tropidia quadrata (Rb); Conopidae: Physoconops brachyrhynchus fq (Rb), Zodion americanum (Rb); Tachinidae: Archytas analis (Rb); Calliphoridae: Cochliomyia macellaria (Rb)

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Everes comyntas (Rb)

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)


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