Flower-Visiting Insects
of Wild Cucumber


Echinocystis lobata (Wild Cucumber)
(Short-tongued bees collect pollen or suck nectar, beetle activity is unspecified, and other insects suck nectar; one observation is from Williams as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn; Anthophoridae (Eucerini): Melissodes bimaculata bimaculata sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Lasioglossum versatus sn cp

Wasps
Sphecidae (Larrinae): Tachytes distinctus; Tiphiidae: Myzinum quinquecincta; Scoliidae: Scolia bicincta

Flies
Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua fq, Eupeodes americanus, Milesia virginiensis, Syritta pipiens fq, Syrphus ribesii, Toxomerus geminatus, Toxomerus marginatus; Sarcophagidae: Ravinia stimulans; Calliphoridae: Lucilia sericata, Phormia regina; Muscidae: Musca domestica, Neomyia cornicina; Anthomyiidae: Anthomyia leucostoma; Fanniidae: Fannia manicata fq

Beetles
Cantharidae:
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus (Wms)


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