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 ↓

Small White 1
Pieris rapae
Variegated Fritillary 2
Euptoieta claudia
Northern Crescent 3
Phyciodes cocyta
Dingy Cutworm Moth 6
Feltia jaculifera
Atlantis Fritillary 7
Speyeria atlantis
Silver-tailed Petalcutter 8
Megachile montivaga
Meadow Fritillary 12
Boloria bellona
Click Beetles 13
Elateridae
Satyr Comma 14
Polygonia satyrus
Anise Swallowtail 8
Papilio zelicaon
Four-spotted Skimmer 15
Libellula quadrimaculata
Caddisflies 16
Trichoptera
Pearl Crescent 17
Phyciodes tharos
Tawny-edged Skipper 18
Polites themistocles
Green Comma 19
Polygonia faunus
Brown Stink Bugs 21
Euschistus
European Paper Wasp 22
Polistes dominula
Chalcidoid Wasps 23
Chalcidoidea
Blackjacket 24
Vespula consobrina
Common House Fly 25
Musca domestica
Spring White 26
Pontia sisymbrii
Hump-backed Beewolf 32
Philanthus gibbosus
Common Looper Moth 33
Autographa precationis
Dark-veined Longhorn Bee 34
Melissodes trinodis
Bronzed Cutworm Moth 35
Nephelodes minians
Ligated Furrow Bee 36
Halictus ligatus
Mustard White 12
Pieris oleracea
Pugnacious Leafcutter Bee 38
Megachile pugnata
Orange-tipped Wood-digger 39
Anthophora terminalis
Aspen Twoleaf Tier Moth 47
Enargia decolor
Knotweed Leaf Beetle 48
Gastrophysa polygoni
Dimorphic Sitochroa Moth 49
Sitochroa chortalis
Cross Potter Wasp 50
Eumenes crucifera
Tufted Globetail 5
Sphaerophoria contigua
American Hornet Moth 52
Sesia tibiale
Toadflax stem weevil 53
Mecinus janthinus
Diamondback Moth 65
Plutella xylostella
Bedstraw Hawkmoth 66
Hyles gallii
White-lined Sphinx 67
Hyles lineata
Snowberry Clearwing 68
Hemaris diffinis
Hummingbird Clearwing 69
Hemaris thysbe
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 70
Papilio canadensis
Woodland Skipper 14
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Plains Branded Skipper 71
Hesperia assiniboia
Long Dash 6
Polites mystic
Essex Skipper 64
Thymelicus lineola
Arctic Skipper 6
Carterocephalus mandan
Duskywings 72
Erynnis
Red-spotted Admiral 73
Limenitis arthemis
Red Admiral 74
Vanessa atalanta
Painted Lady 75
Vanessa cardui
Mourning Cloak 76
Nymphalis antiopa

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