■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Chaetogaedia Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1891

CHAETOGAEDIA Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1891: 32 (also 1892: 336). Type species: Prospherysa vilis van der Wulp, 1890, by subsequent designation of Townsend, 1908: 94 [Neotropical].
PHRISSOPOLIA Townsend, 1908: 93. Type species: Prospherysa crebra van der Wulp, 1890, by subsequent designation of Coquillett, 1910b: 589.
EOPHRISSOPOLIA Townsend, 1926: 36. Type species: Eophrissopolia acroglossoides Townsend, 1926 (= Chaetogaedia townsendi Sabrosky & Arnaud, 1965), by original designation.
FRONTINOGAEDIA Townsend, 1926: 37. Type species: Baumhaueria analis van der Wulp, 1867, by original designation.
CLOACINA Reinhard, 1945: 34 (junior homonym of Cloacina Linstow, 1898; see Koçak & Kemal 2010: 157). Type species: Cloacina filialis Reinhard, 1945, by original designation.

analis (van der Wulp, 1867).– Wisconsin to Vermont, south to Kansas and Virginia, also ?New Mexico, ?Texas, ?Florida (S&A, 1965), Texas, Tennessee, Ontario (CNC).
– Baumhaueria analis van der Wulp, 1867: 148. Type data: holotype female [not male as published] (RMNH). Type locality: USA, Wisconsin.
– Frontina acroglossoides Townsend, 1891b: 367. Type data: holotype female [not male as published] (SEMK). Type locality: USA, Illinois, Carlinville.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 135)*
Lepidoptera, Arctiidae
Unidentified Arctiidae
Lepidoptera, Geometridae
Ennomos subsignarius (Hübner)
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Lacinipolia renigera (Stephens)
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 135) for sp. near analis (Wulp)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Heliothis spp.

crebra (van der Wulp, 1890).– California, Arizona, New Mexico, Mexico (S&A, 1965).
– Prospherysa crebra van der Wulp, 1890: 120. Type data: syntypes, "numerous specimens" (25 male and female syntypes in BMNH) (mention by Townsend, 1931a: 177, of "female Ht" is not regarded as a lectotype fixation because the specimen in question cannot be distinguished from among the other females in the type series). Type localities: Mexico, Guerrero, Amula (6000 feet), Xucumanatlan (7000 feet) and Omilteme (8000 feet).

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 136)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Agrotis sp., Protorthodes rufula (Grote)
Lepidoptera, Pieridae
Pieris occidentalis Reakirt

desertorum (Townsend, 1908).– Arizona, New Mexico (S&A, 1965), British Columbia, Washington, California, Alberta, Montana, Saskatchewan, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, Texas, Mexico, Iowa (CNC).
– Phrissopolia desertorum Townsend, 1908: 94. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, New Mexico, Las Cruces.

filialis (Reinhard, 1945).– Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas (S&A, 1965).
– Cloacina filialis Reinhard, 1945: 35. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: USA, Texas, Hartley County.

monticola (Bigot, 1887).– California to Texas, introduced and established in Hawai'i (S&A, 1965), Mexico (CNC).
– Blepharipeza monticola Bigot, 1887: cxl (also 1887: cxl, Bull. Soc. Ent. France). Type data: holotype female (not in BMNH, apparently lost). Type locality: "Rocky Mountains."

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 136)*
Lepidoptera, Danaidae
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus)
Lepidoptera, Geometridae
Eupithecia monticolans Butler, Scotorythra paludicola (Butler) probably, Scotorythra rara (Butler), Scotorythra trapezias Meyrick
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Achaea janata (Linnaeus), Actebia fennica (Tauscher), Agrotis dislocata (Walker), Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel), Anomis hawaiiensis (Butler), Anomis noctivolans (Butler), Autographa californica (Speyer), Autoplusia egena (Guenée), Carneades sp., Chrysodeixis calcites (Esper), Elydna nonagrica (Walker), Heliothis virescens (Fabricius), Peridroma cinctipennis cinctipennis (Butler), Peridroma coniotis coniotis (Hampson), Peridroma saucia (Hübner), Polydesma umbricola Boisduval, Pseudaletia macrosaris (Meyrick), Pseudaletia unipuncta (Haworth), Spodoptera exempta (Walker), Spodoptera exigua (Hübner), Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval), Armyworm(-s) (including Pseudaletia unipuncta (Haworth) and/or Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval), Cutworm(-s) (including Agrotis spp. and/or Leucania spp.)
Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus), Vanessa tammeamea Eschscholtz
Lepidoptera, Pieridae
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus)
Lepidoptera, Pyralidae
Hedylepta accepta (Butler), Hedylepta blackburni (Butler), Hedylepta continuatalis (Wallengren), Hymenia recurvalis (Fabricius), Oeobia monticolans (Butler)
Lepidoptera, Sphingidae
Agrius cingulatus (Fabricius)
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 140) for probably monticola (Bigot)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Peridroma saucia (Hübner)
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 140) for sp. near monticola (Bigot)*
Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae
Malacosoma californicum fragile (Stretch), Malacosoma constrictum austrinum Stehr, Malacosoma incurvum discoloratum (Neumoegen)

rufifrons (van der Wulp, 1890).– New Mexico, Mexico (S&A, 1965).
– Prospherysa rufifrons van der Wulp, 1890: 121. Type data: holotype female (BMNH). Type locality: Mexico, Guerrero, Chilpancingo.

townsendi Sabrosky & Arnaud, 1965.– North Dakota, Ohio, Maryland, North Carolina (S&A, 1965), British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, North Carolina, Mississippi (CNC), West Virginia, Virginia (WVU).
– Eophrissopolia acroglossoides Townsend, 1926: 37 (junior secondary homonym of Frontina acroglossoides Townsend, 1891). Type data: lectotype female (USNM), by fixation of Townsend, 1941: 24 (mention of "Ht female" is regarded as a lectotype fixation). Type locality: USA, Maryland, Grove Hill (on flowers of Aster).
– Chaetogaedia townsendi Sabrosky & Arnaud, 1965: 1078 (nomen novum for acroglossoides Townsend, 1926).


Chaetogaedia species

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 140) for gen. and sp. near Chaetogaedia*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Litoprosopus sp.


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

Koçak, A.Ö. and Kemal, M. 2010. Nomenclatural notes on the genus group names of some families (Diptera). Priamus 12: 156–160.

*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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