■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Catharosia Rondani, 1868

CATHAROSIA Rondani, 1868: 46 (also 1868: 86). Type species: Thereva pygmaea Fallén, 1815, by original designation [Palearctic].
SCIASMA Coquillett, 1897: 38, 69. Type species: Sciasma nebulosa Coquillett, 1897, by original designation.
PETIA Coquillett, 1910a: 126 (junior homonym of Petia Gray, 1839). Type species: Petia calva Coquillett, 1910, by original designation.
MICROSCIASMA Townsend, 1915m: 234. Type species: Microsciasma minuta Townsend, 1915, by original designation.
PROCATHAROSIA Villeneuve, 1924: 31. Type species: Leucostoma flavicornis Zetterstedt, 1859, by monotypy [Palearctic].

calva (Coquillett, 1910).– British Columbia and Idaho to California and Texas (S&A, 1965), Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Saskatchewan (CNC).
– Petia calva Coquillett, 1910a: 127. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Idaho, Moscow.

frontalis (Smith, 1917).– Massachusetts (S&A, 1965).
– Sciasma frontalis Smith, 1917a: 56. Type data: holotype female (MCZ). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts, West Springfield.

lustrans (Reinhard, 1944).– British Columbia, California (S&A, 1965), Kansas, Illinois, Québec, New Brunswick (CNC).
– Sciasma lustrans Reinhard, 1944b: 58. Type data: holotype male (SEMK). Type locality: USA, California, Mt. Diablo (published as Mt. Diabolo, in error).

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 127)*
Hemiptera (Heteroptera), Lygaeidae
Eremocoris opacus Van Duzee, Eremocoris sp., Thylochromus nitidulus Barber

minuta (Townsend, 1915).– Arizona (S&A, 1965).
– Microsciasma minuta Townsend, 1915m: 234. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Arizona, Grand Canyon, near Colorado River on Hance Trail.

nebulosa (Coquillett, 1897).– Massachusetts to Texas and Florida (S&A, 1965), Washington (CNC).
– Sciasma nebulosa Coquillett, 1897: 69. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts, New Bedford.


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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