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Table 1 Flower-visiting insects’ species recorded in the study sites of W. Telah

From: Impact of hiking trails on the diversity of flower-visiting insects in Wadi Telah, St. Katherine protectorate, Egypt

Insect order Insect family Flower-visiting insects’ species Number of individuals
Lepidoptera Lycaenidae Deudorix livia Klug, 1834 2
Lampides boeticus Linnaeus, 1767 28
Tarucus rosaceus Austaut, 1885 9
Chilades trochylus Freyer, 1844 64
Papilionidae Papilio saharae Oberthür, 1879 3
Nymphalidae Danaus chrysipppus Linnaeus, 1758 4
Vanessa cardui Linnaeus, 1758 22
Pieridae Pieris rapae Linnaeus, 1758 11
Colias croceus Fourcroy, 1785 15
Colotis fausta Olivier, 1804 23
Pontia glauconome Klug, 1829 35
Satyridae Pseudotergumia pisidice Klug, 1832 48
Hesperiidae Carcharodus alceae Esper, 1780 2
Carcharodus stauderi Verity, 1925 7
Noctuidae Heliothis peltigera (Schiff, 1775) 3
Crambidae Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) 2
Coleoptera Coccinellidae Hippodamia variegata (Goeze, 1777) 11
Dermestidae Anthrenus coloratus Reitter, 1881 6
Anthrenus verbasci (Linne,1767) 12
Attagenus faciatus (Thunberg, 1795) 5
Attagenus trifasciatus (Fabricius, 1787) 4
Curculionidae Paramecops sinaitus (Pic, 1930) 6
Scarabaeidae Oxythyrea cinctella Schaum, 1841 1
Hymenoptera Halictidae (bees) Halictus lucidipennis Smith, 1853 3
Nomia sp. 3
Crabronidae Tachysphex sp. 1
Bembix oculata Dahlbom, 1845 4
Apidae (bees) Anthophora pauperata Walker, 1871 34
Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758 52
Melecta sp. 2
Xylocopa sp. 1
Diptera Syrphidae Eupeodes corollae (Fabricius, 1794) 60
Syritta orientalis Macquart, 1842 42
Ischiodon aegyptius (Wiedemann, 1830) 17