Calgary Insect Pollinators Guide

This is a beginning guide to Calgary's insect pollinators. The goal is to highlight some of the many insect pollinators you may encounter in the city and through participating in the Calgary Pollinator Count (see ...more ↓

Bedstraw Hawkmoth 1
Hyles gallii
White-lined Sphinx 2
Hyles lineata
Snowberry Clearwing 3
Hemaris diffinis
Hummingbird Clearwing 4
Hemaris thysbe
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 5
Papilio canadensis
Woodland Skipper 6
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Plains Branded Skipper 7
Hesperia assiniboia
Long Dash 8
Polites mystic
Essex Skipper 9
Thymelicus lineola
Arctic Skipper 8
Carterocephalus mandan
Duskywings 10
Erynnis
Red-spotted Admiral 11
Limenitis arthemis
Red Admiral 12
Vanessa atalanta
Painted Lady 13
Vanessa cardui
Mourning Cloak 14
Nymphalis antiopa
Milbert's Tortoiseshell 15
Aglais milberti
Common Ringlet 16
Coenonympha california
Common Alpine 17
Erebia epipsodea
Common Wood-Nymph 6
Cercyonis pegala
Aphrodite Fritillary 18
Speyeria aphrodite
Callippe Fritillary 19
Speyeria callippe
Northwestern Fritillary 21
Speyeria hesperis
Gray Hairstreak 22
Strymon melinus
Gray Copper 23
Tharsalea dione
Northern Azure 24
Celastrina lucia
Silvery Blue 25
Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Western Tailed-Blue 26
Cupido amyntula
Greenish Blue 27
Icaricia saepiolus
Northern Blue 8
Plebejus idas
Melissa Blue 27
Plebejus melissa
Orange Sulphur 28
Colias eurytheme
Clouded Sulphur 16
Colias philodice
Cabbage White 29
Pieris rapae
Western White 30
Pontia occidentalis
Police Car Moth 31
Gnophaela vermiculata
White Satin Moth 32
Leucoma salicis
Army Cutworm Moth 33
Euxoa auxiliaris
Alfalfa Looper 33
Autographa californica
Celery Looper Moth 34
Anagrapha falcifera
Langton's Forester 35
Alypia langtoni
White-spotted Sable 37
Anania funebris
Yellow Satin Veneer 38
Crambus perlella
Flat-collared Beewolf 48
Philanthus ventilabris
Annulate Masked Bee 50
Hylaeus annulatus
Nevada Bumble Bee 54
Bombus nevadensis
Brown-belted Bumble Bee 55
Bombus griseocollis
Yellow-Fronted Bumble Bee 59
Bombus flavifrons
Hunt's Bumble Bee 60
Bombus huntii
Black-tailed Bumble Bee 61
Bombus melanopygus
Perplexing Bumble Bee 49
Bombus perplexus
Tricolored Bumble Bee 49
Bombus ternarius
Half-black Bumble Bee 63
Bombus vagans
Vancouver Bumble Bee 8
Bombus vancouverensis
Western Bumble Bee 65
Bombus occidentalis
Yellow-banded Bumble Bee 66
Bombus terricola
Cryptic Bumble Bee 8
Bombus cryptarum
Western Honey Bee 67
Apis mellifera
Nomad Bees 49
Nomada
Texas Striped Sweat Bee 68
Agapostemon texanus
Confusing Furrow Bee 49
Halictus confusus
European Woolcarder Bee 72
Anthidium manicatum
Red-footed Cuckoo Leafcutter 73
Coelioxys rufitarsis
Frigid Leafcutter Bee 74
Megachile frigida
Black-and-gray Leafcutter Bee 75
Megachile melanophaea

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