■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus APLOMYA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830

APLOMYA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 184 (also subsequently spelled Aplomyia, unjustified iendation). Type species: Aplomya zonata Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (= Tachina confinis Fallén, 1820), by subsequent designation of Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 459, 460 (as confinis, with zonata in synonymy) [Palearctic].

theclarum (Scudder, 1887).– British Columbia to Québec and Maine, south to California, Mississippi, and Virginia (S&A, 1965), Yukon, Nova Scotia, North Carolina, South Carolina (CNC).
– Tachina theclarum Scudder in Osten Sacken, 1887: 166. Type data: holotype female (MCZ). Type locality: unknown. Type host: Satyrium calanus falacer (Godart) [published as Thecla inorata Grote & Robinson], Lycaenidae.
– Exorista chrysophani Townsend, 1891d: 198. Type data: holotype female (SEMK). Type locality: USA, Iowa. Type host: Gaeides xanthoides dione (Scudder) [published as Chrysophanus dione], Lycaenidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 71)*
Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae
Gloveria howardi Dyar
Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae
Brephidium exilis (Boisduval), Celastrina argiolus pseudargiolus (Boisduval & LeConte), Lycaeides melissa (Edwards), Lycaena thoe Guérin-Méneville, Lycaena xanthoides (Boisduval), Lycaena xanthoides dione Scudder, Lycaena spp., Strymon calanus Hübner, Strymon falacer (Godart), Strymon melinus (Hübner)


Arnaud, P.H., Jr. 1978. A host-parasite catalog of North American Tachinidae (Diptera). United States Department of Agriculture. Miscellaneous Publication 1319: 1–860.

*Host names (family and species) have not been changed from those given in Arnaud (1978). Each host is listed under the appropriate current tachinid name, with the tachinid name used in Arnaud (1978) cited if different from the current one. For more information about Arnaud (1978), and to see a complete list of tachinid names used in that work and their modern equivalents, click here.

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