■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Cyrtophleba Rondani, 1856

CYRTOPHLEBA Rondani, 1856: 68 (also subsequently spelled Cyrtophlebia, Cyrtophloeba, unjustified emendations). Type species: Tachina ruricola Meigen, 1824, by original designation [Palearctic].
EUCYRTOPHLOEBA Townsend, 1916i: 316. Type species: Eucyrtophloeba rhois Townsend, 1916, by original designation [Neotropical].

coquilletti Aldrich, 1926.– British Columbia to California and New Mexico, also Michigan to Massachusetts, south to Illinois and New Jersey (S&A, 1965), Saskatchewan to New Brunswick, also Tennessee (CNC), West Virginia, Virginia (WVU).
– Cyrtophleba horrida Coquillett, 1895d: 101 (junior homonym of Cyrtophloeba horrida Giglio-Tos, 1893). Type data: syntypes, 2 males and 2 females (USNM). Type localities: USA, Massachusetts (New Bedford), New York (Ithaca) and Illinois (Algonquin).
– Cyrtophleba coquilletti Aldrich, 1926a: 12 (nomen novum for horrida Coquillett, 1895).

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 174)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Epiglaea apiata (Grote), Eupsilia spp. (including E. morrisoni (Grote) and/or E. sidus (Guenée))

horrida Giglio-Tos, 1893.– Arizona, Texas, Mexico (S&A, 1965), New Mexico, Trinidad (CNC).
– Cyrtophloeba horrida Giglio-Tos, 1893b: 6. Type data: holotype male (MZUT). Type locality: Mexico.

nitida Curran, 1930.– British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Colorado, also Manitoba to Québec and Virginia (S&A, 1965), Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, North Carolina (CNC), West Virginia (WVU).
– Cyrtophloeba nitida Curran, 1930a: 74. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: Canada, Manitoba, Aweme.


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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