Flower-Visiting Insects
of White Snakeroot


Ageratina altissima (White Snakeroot)
(Also called Eupatorium rugosum; bees suck nectar or collect pollen, flies suck nectar or feed on pollen, other insects suck nectar; some observations are from Graenicher and Williams as indicated below, otherwise they are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn cp fq (Rb, Gr); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis sn (Gr), Bombus vagans sn cp (Gr); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina dupla dupla sn (Gr); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile centuncularis sn cp (Gr), Megachile latimanus sn cp (Rb, Gr), Megachile mendica sn cp (Rb, Gr)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn (Gr), Augochlorella striata sn, Halictus (or Lasioglossum) sp. sn cp (Gr), Halictus confusus sn cp (Rb, Gr), Halictus ligatus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum coriaceus sn (Gr), Lasioglossum imitatus sn, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp (Gr), Lasioglossum zephyrus sn cp (Gr); Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes compactus sn (Gr)

Wasps
Sphecidae (Larrinae): Ancistromma distincta; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Sphex ichneumonea (Gr); Scoliidae: Scolia bicincta (Rb, Gr); Vespidae: Dolichovespula maculata, Vespula germanica; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus adiabatus (Rb, Gr)

Flies
Culicidae: Aedes vexans (Gr); Scathophagidae: Scathophaga furcata (Gr); Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua sn (Rb, Gr), Eristalis arbustorum (Gr), Eristalis brousii (Gr), Eristalis dimidiatus (Gr), Eristalis tenax (Gr), Eristalis transversus (Gr), Helophilus fasciatus (Gr), Paragus tibialis (Gr), Rhingia nasica, Spilomyia fusca (Gr), Spilomyia longicornis sn (Rb, Gr), Syritta pipiens (Gr), Syrphus ribesii sn (Rb, Gr), Toxomerus geminatus (Gr), Tropidia quadrata (Gr); Bombyliidae: Anthrax oedipus (Gr), Exoprosopa fasciata sn, Sparnopolius confusus (Gr); Tachinidae: Archytas analis (Gr), Estheria abdominalis sn, Gymnoclytia immaculata (Gr), Gymnoclytia occidua sn, Gymnosoma fuliginosum (Gr), Paradidyma singularis sn, Phyllomya cremides (Gr); Anthomyiidae: Delia platura (Gr); Calliphoridae: Lucilia illustris (Gr), Lucilia sericata (Gr); Muscidae: Graphomya maculata (Gr), Musca domestica (Gr), Neomyia cornicina sn, Stomoxys calcitrans (Gr)

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Limenitis archippus (Gr), Phyciodes tharos (Gr), Speyeria aphrodite aphrodite (Gr); Lycaenidae: Celastrina argiolus

Skippers
Hesperiidae: Ancyloxypha numitor (Gr)

Moths
Ctenuchidae: Cisseps fulvicollis; Noctuidae: Anagrapha falcifera (Gr); Tortricidae: Grapholita interstinctana (Gr)

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms); Chrysomelidae: Acalymma vittatum (Gr), Epitrix cucumeris (Gr); Curculionidae: Hypera punctata (Gr)

Plant Bugs
Miridae: Lygus lineolaris (Gr), Plagiognathus sp. (Gr)


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