Flower-Visiting Insects
of Yellow Pimpernel


Taenidia integerrima (Yellow Pimpernel)
(Short-tongued bees collect pollen or suck nectar; beetles feed on nectar or pollen; flies suck nectar, unless otherwise indicated; other insects suck nectar; some observations are from Krombein et al. and MacRae as indicated below, otherwise observations are from Robertson; information about oligolegy of bees is from Krombein et al.)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn; Apidae (Bombini): Bombus griseocallis sn; Anthophoridae (Ceratinini): Ceratina calcarata sn, Ceratina dupla dupla sn; Anthophoridae (Nomadini): Nomada affabilis sn, Nomada articulata sn, Nomada cressonii sn, Nomada cuneatus sn, Nomada denticulata sn, Nomada luteola sn, Nomada ovatus sn, Nomada sayi sn; Megachilidae (Osmiini): Hoplitis pilosifrons sn, Osmia lignaria lignaria sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Augochlora purus sn, Augochlorella aurata sn cp fq, Augochlorella striata sn, Augochloropsis metallica metallica sn, Halictus confusus sn fq, Halictus ligatus sn fq, Lasioglossum foxii sn cp, Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum macoupinensis sn cp, Lasioglossum pectoralis sn, Lasioglossum tegularis sn, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp, Lasioglossum zephyrus sn; Halictidae (Sphecodini): Sphecodes dichroa sn, Sphecodes pimpinellae sn, Sphecodes ranunculi sn, Sphecodes stygius sn; Colletidae (Colletinae): Colletes aestivalis sn; Colletidae (Hylaeinae): Hylaeus affinis sn, Hylaeus illinoisensis sn, Hylaeus mesillae sn fq, Hylaeus modestus modestus sn fq, Hylaeus saniculae sn; Andrenidae (Andreninae): Andrena crataegi sn cp, Andrena cressonii sn cp, Andrena heraclei sn, Andrena imitatrix imitatrix sn cp, Andrena nasonii sn cp fq, Andrena nuda sn, Andrena personata sn cp fq, Andrena robertsonii sn cp, Andrena ziziae sn cp fq olg (Rb, Kr)

Wasps
Sphecidae (Crabroninae): Ectemnius lapidarius, Ectemnius trifasciatus, Lestica confluentus; Sphecidae (Sphecinae): Ammophila kennedyi, Chalybion californicus, Sceliphron caementaria; Vespidae (Eumeninae): Ancistrocerus adiabatus, Eumenes fraterna, Euodynerus foraminatus, Leionotus scrophulariae (Rb, MS), Stenodynerus ammonia, Stenodynerus anormis, Stenodynerus foraminatus, Stenodynerus histrionalis, Stenodynerus oculeus, Symmorphus canadensis; Tiphiidae: Tiphia letalis; Pompilidae: Anoplius illinoensis; Chrysididae: Chrysis intricata; Gasteruptiidae: Gasteruption assectator; Ichneumonidae: Diadegma obscurus, Ophionellus virginiensis

Flies
Stratiomyidae: Nemotelus glaber; Syrphidae: Cheilosia hoodiana, Eristalis arbustorum, Eupeodes americanus, Ocyptamus fuscipennis, Orthonevra nitida, Sphaerophoria contiqua, Syritta pipiens fq, Syrphus ribesii, Toxomerus geminatus, Toxomerus marginatus; Empidae: Empis clausa, Empis levicula; Bombyliidae: Hemipenthes sinuosa fp, Toxophora amphitea; Conopidae: Thecophora occidensis, Zodion fulvifrons; Tachinidae: Copecrypta ruficauda, Cylindromyia euchenor, Cylindromyia fumipennis, Gymnoclytia occidua, Leucostoma gravipes, Linnaemya comta, Tachinomyia panaetius; Sarcophagidae: Helicobia rapax; Calliphoridae: Lucilia sericata; Muscidae: Bithoracochaeta leucoprocta; Sepsidae: Sepsis violacea; Platystomatidae: Rivellia pallida; Lauxaniidae: Camptoprosopella vulgaris; Chloropidae: Hippelates plebejus, Homaluroides mellea, Thaumatomyia glabra

Butterflies
Nymphalidae: Chlosyne nycteis

Beetles
Buprestidae: Acmaeodera ornata (McR); Chrysomelidae: Althaeus hibisci, Babia quadriguttatus, Sennius abbreviatus; Curculionidae: Centrinites strigicollis, Cylindridia prolixa; Histeridae: Phelister subrotundus; Melyridae: Malachius erichsonii; Mordellidae: Mordella marginata, Mordellistena aspersa

Plant Bugs
Thyreocoridae: Corimelaena lateralis


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