■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Copecrypta Townsend, 1908

COPECRYPTA Townsend, 1908: 109. Type species: Schineria ruficauda van der Wulp, 1867, by monotypy.

ruficauda (van der Wulp, 1867).– South Dakota to Massachusetts, south to Arizona, Mexico, and Florida (S&A, 1965), Alberta, Ontario, Québec (CNC).
– Schineria ruficauda van der Wulp, 1867: 146. Type data: holotype male (RMNH). Type locality: USA, Wisconsin.
– Elachipalpus undulata Say in Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1891: 102 (also 1892: 406). Nomen nudum.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 168)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Ogdoconta cinereola (Guenée), Plathypena scabra (Fabricius)

Copecrypta species

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 169) for Copecrypta sp.*
Lepidoptera, Aegeriidae
Sylvora acerni (Clemens)


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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