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Flower-Visiting Insects & Birds of Jimsonweed in Illinois

Datura stramonium var. tatula (Jimsonweed) introduced
(Hummingbirds & sphinx moths suck nectar; bees collect pollen & are non-pollinating; flies & beetles feed on pollen & are non-pollinating; this variety of Jimsonweed has white or pale violet flowers with purple centers & purple stems; observations are from Robertson)

Trochilidae: Archilochus colubris sn

Bees (long-tongued)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera cp np fq

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

Syrphidae: Allograpta obliqua fp np, Rhingia nasica fp np, Syrphus ribesii fp np, Toxomerus marginatus fp np

Sphingidae: Hyles lineata sn, Manduca quinquemaculata sn

Chrysomelidae: Diabrotica undecimpunctata fp np


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