Flower-Visiting Insects
of Witch Hazel


Hamamelis virginiana (Witch Hazel)
(Wasps, moths, and plant bugs suck nectar; flies and beetles suck nectar or feed on pollen, while bees suck nectar or collect pollen; observations are from Graenicher and Anderson & Hill)

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlora purus purus (AH); Lasioglossum sp. (AH), Lasioglossum tegularis (AH)

Wasps
Braconidae: Aphidius sp. sn (AH), Aspilota sp. sn (AH), Microgaster sp. sn (Gr), Rogas sp. sn (AH), Spathius sp. sn (AH); Cynipidae: Unidentified spp. (AH); Eucoilidae: Eucoila sp. sn (AH); Eulophidae: Elachertus cacoeciae sn (Gr), Tetrastichus sp. sn (AH); Figitidae: Xyalaspis sp. sn (AH); Megaspilidae: Dendrocerus sp. sn (AH); Ormyridae: Ormyrus sp. sn (AH); Perilampidae: Unidentified spp. sn (AH); Platygastridae: Platygaster sp. sn (AH), Synopeas sp. sn (AH); Pteromalidae: Unidentified spp. sn (AH), Pteromalus onerati sn (Gr); Scelionidae: Telenomus sp. sn (AH); Torymidae: Torymus sp. sn (AH); Trichogrammatidae: Unidentified sp. sn (AH); Ichneumonidae: Unidentified sp. sn (AH), Cratichneumon sp. sn (AH), Pimpla sp. sn (AH); Chrysidae: Omalus sp. sn (AH); Vespidae: Vespula germanica sn (Gr)

Flies
Anisopodidae: Sylvicola fuscatus (AH); Ceratopogonidae: Forcipomyia spp. fq (AH), Forcipomyia bipunctata (AH), Forcipomyia brevipennis (AH); Chironomidae: Cricotopus spp. fq (AH); Bibionidae: Bibio longipes fq (AH), Bibio slossonae (Gr); Phoridae: Borophaga clavata (Gr), Megaselia spp. (AH); Platypezidae: Platypeza taeniata (Gr); Psychodidae: Psychoda sp. (AH); Sciaridae: Bradysia spp. fq (AH); Sciomyzidae: Unidentified sp. (AH; Simuliidae: Unidentified spp. (AH); Syrphidae: Unidentified spp. (AH), Allograpta obliqua (Gr), Eristalis tenax (Gr), Eristalis transversus (Gr), Eupeodes americanus (Gr, AH), Orthonevra nitida (Gr), Sphaerophoria contiqua (Gr), Syritta pipiens (Gr), Syrphus ribesii (Gr), Syrphus torvus (AH), Syrphus vitripennis (AH), Toxomerus geminatus (Gr, AH); Tachinidae: Admontia degeerioides (AH), Compsilura concinnata (AH), Euphasiopteryx ochracea (Gr), Lespesia sp. (Gr), Phasia occidentalis (Gr), Trichopoda pennipes (AH); Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax (Gr), Sarcophaga spp. (Gr, AH); Calliphoridae: Unidentified spp. (AH), Cochliomyia macellaria (Gr), Lucilia illustris (Gr, AH), Pollenia rudis fq (Gr, AH); Ephydridae: Discocerina obscurella (AH); Muscidae: Unidentified spp. (AH), Coenosia sp. (AH), Coenosia ovata (Gr), Eudasyphora cyanicolor (AH), Helina sp. (AH), Morellia micans (Gr), Musca autumnalis (AH), Musca domestica (Gr, AH), Muscina levida (AH), Neomyia cornicina (Gr), Phaonia sp. (AH), Stomoxys calcitrans (Gr); Anthomyiidae: Unidentified spp. (AH), Anthomyia pluvialis (AH), Delia platura (Gr), Hylemya sp. (AH), Phorbia spp. (Gr); Scathophagidae: Scathophaga furcata (Gr), Scathophaga stercoraria (AH); Sepsidae: Sepsis punctum (AH), Sepsis violacea (Gr); Chloropidae: Thaumatomyia glabra (Gr), Tricimba sp (AH), Tricimba lineella (AH); Lonchaeidae: Lonchaea sp. (AH), Lonchaea polita (Gr); Otitidae: Pseudotephritis vau (AH); Drosophilidae: Chymomyza amoena (AH); Mycetophilidae: Unidentified spp. (AH), Leia sp. (AH)

Moths
Noctuidae: Cucullia asteroides sn (Gr), Helicoverpa zea sn (Gr), Mythimna unipuncta sn (Gr), Spodoptera frugiperda sn (Gr), Trichoplusia ni sn (Gr)

Beetles
Carabidae: Lebia ornata (AH), Lebia solea sn (Gr); Chrysomelidae: Acalymma vittatum sn (Gr), Cryptocephalus tinctus (AH), Diabrotica longicornis (AH); Coccinellidae: Scymnus sp. (AH); Curculionidae: Anthonomus sp. (AH); Lampyridae: Ellychnia sp. (AH); Latridiidae: Melanopthalma pumila (AH); Staphylinidae: Omalium sp. (AH)

Plant Bugs
Anthocoridae: Unidentified spp. sn (AH), Orius insidiosus sn fq (AH); Reduviidae: Unidentified spp. prd


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