■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Cholomyia Bigot, 1884

CHOLOMYIA Bigot, 1884: 42 (also 1884: xxxvii). Type species: Cholomyia inaequipes Bigot, 1884, by monotypy.

inaequipes Bigot, 1884.– Wisconsin and Ontario to Massachusetts, south to Arizona, Central America, and Florida (S&A, 1965).
– Cholomyia inaequipes Bigot, 1884: 42 (also 1884: xxxvii). Type data: lectotype male (BMNH), by fixation of Townsend, 1931a: 93 (mention of "male Ht" is regarded as a lectotype fixation; specimen bearing a BMNH lectotype label is accepted as lectotype). Type locality: Mexico.
– Thelairodes basalis Giglio-Tos, 1893a: 3. Type data: holotype female (MZUT). Type locality: Mexico.
– Metadexia flavipes Coquillett in Johnson, 1905: 78. Nomen nudum.
– Cholomyia nigriceps Williston, 1908: 353, fig. 146. Type data: holotype male (whereabouts unknown). Type locality: unknown.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 144)*
Coleoptera, Curculionidae
Conotrachelus affinis Boheman, Conotrachelus aratus Germar, Conotrachelus elegans (Say), Conotrachelus juglandis LeConte, Conotrachelus naso LeConte, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), Conotrachelus posticatus Boheman, Conotrachelus spp.


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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