■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus BUQUETIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1847

BUQUETIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1847: 286. Type species: Buquetia musca Robineau-Desvoidy, 1847, by monotypy [Palearctic].

obscura (Coquillett, 1897).– Iowa to Massachusetts, also Texas, Maryland (S&A, 1965), British Columbia, Alberta (CNC).
– Winthemia obscura Coquillett, 1897: 124. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Maryland.
– Blepharipeza pollinosa Reinhard, 1922: 333. Type data: holotype female (whereabouts unknown). Type locality: USA, Texas, College Station.
– Eipogona americana Curran, 1927c: 148. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: USA, Iowa, Sioux City. Type host: Papilio polyxenes asterius Stoll [published as Papilio asterius (species spelled asterias by Curran, following an error by Fabricius)], Papilionidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 112)*
Lepidoptera, Danaidae
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus)
Lepidoptera, Papilionidae
Papilio polyxenes asterius Stoll


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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