Flower-Visiting Insects
of Pokeweed


Phytolacca americana (Pokeweed)
(Short-tongued bees collect pollen or nectar; other insects suck nectar; most observations are from Robertson, otherwise they are from Moure & Hurd as indicated below)

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn

Bees (short-tongued)
Halictidae (Halictinae): Agapostemon splendens (MH), Halictus confusus sn, Halictus ligatus sn, Lasioglossum imitatus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum versatus sn cp fq, Lasioglossum zephyrus sn

Wasps
Vespidae: Polistes fuscata sn; Pompilidae: Entypus fulvicornis sn

Flies
Syrphidae: Syritta pipiens sn fq, Toxomerus geminatus sn; Empidae: Empis clausa sn; Tachinidae: Archytas analis sn


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