Flower-Visiting Insects
of Winged Sumac


Rhus copallina (Winged Sumac)
(Observations apply to pistillate and unspecified flowers; on pistillate flowers, all insects suck nectar; on unspecified flowers, bee activity is largely unspecified, while the butterfly sucks nectar; some observations are from Grundel & Pavlovic, Krombein et al., and Grundel et al. as indicated below, otherwise they are from Robertson)

On pistillate flowers:

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn fq; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocollis sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn; Megachilidae (Coelioxini): Coelioxys octodentata sn, Coelioxys sayi sn; Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile mendica sn, Megachile texana sn; Megachilidae (Trypetini): Heriades leavitti sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon sericea sn, Augochlorella aurata sn, Augochlorella striata sn, Augochloropsis metallica metallica sn, Halictus confusus sn fq, Halictus parallelus sn, Halictus rubicundus sn fq, Lasioglossum imitatus sn fq, Lasioglossum pilosus pilosus sn, Lasioglossum versatus sn fq, Lasioglossum zephyrum sn fq; Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes confertus sn, Sphecodes dichroa sn fq; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus illinoisensis sn, Hylaeus mesillae sn

Wasps
Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Anacrabro ocellatus sn, Lestica confluentus sn, Lindenius columbianus sn, Oxybelus emarginatus sn, Oxybelus mexicanus sn, Oxybelus packardii sn; Sphecidae (Larrinae): Tachytes distinctus sn; Sphecidae (Philanthinae): Cerceris fumipennis sn, Eucerceris zonata sn, Philanthus gibbosus sn fq, Philanthus ventilabris sn; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi sn, Ammophila nigricans sn, Eremnophila aureonotata sn, Isodontia apicalis sn, Sphex ichneumonea sn, Sphex pensylvanica sn; Sapygidae: Sapyga interrupta sn; Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecincta sn; Scoliidae: Scolia bicincta sn; Pompilidae: Poecilopompilus interrupta sn, Tachypompilus ferruginea sn; Leucospididae: Leucospis affinis sn; Vespidae: Polistes carolina sn, Polistes dorsalis sn, Polistes fuscata sn; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Euodynerus annulatus sn fq, Euodynerus foraminatus sn fq, Pseudodynerus quadrisectus sn

Flies
Stratiomyidae: Stratiomys meigenii sn; Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua sn, Eristalis arbustorum sn, Syritta pipiens sn fq, Toxomerus marginatus sn; Conopidae: Physocephala tibialis sn, Physoconops brachyrhynchus sn, Thecophora occidensis sn, Zodion americanum sn; Tachinidae: Archytas analis sn fq, Copecrypta ruficauda sn, Cylindromyia fumipennis sn, Linnaemya comta sn fq, Phasia purpurascens sn, Trichopoda pennipes sn; Sarcophagidae: Ravinia anxia sn, Sphixapata trilineata sn fq; Calliphoridae: Cochliomyia macellaria sn fq, Helicobia rapx sn; Muscidae: Musca domestica sn, Neomyia cornicina sn fq; Anthomyiidae: Calythea nigricans sn

Flower Gender Unspecified:

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera fq (Gnd); Apidae (Bombini): Bombus impatiens fq (Gnd); Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata (Gnd), Ceratina strenua (Gnd); Anthophoridae (Epeolini): Epeolus lectoides sn (Gnd); Megachilidae (Megachilini): Megachile mendica (Gnd)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlora pura (Gnd), Augochlorella aurata (Gnd), Augochloropsis metallica (Gnd), Lasioglossum bruneri (Gnd), Lasioglossum foveolatum fq (Gnd), Lasioglossum leucocomum (Gnd), Lasioglossum macoupinense (Gnd), Lasioglossum pectorale (Gnd), Lasioglossum subviridatum (Gnd), Lasioglossum vierecki (Gnd), Lasioglossum zephyrum (Gnd); Halictidae (Nomiinae): Nomia nortoni nortoni (Kr); Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes banksii sn (Gnd); Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes nudus (Kr, Gnd), Colletes producta (Kr); Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis (Gnd), Hylaeus affinis/modestus (Gnd) fq, Hylaeus mesillae (Gnd), Hylaeus modestus fq (Gnd)

Butterflies
Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa samuelis sn (GP)


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