■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Drino Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863

Subgenus DRINO Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863

DRINO Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 250. Type species: Drino volucris Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863 (= Tachina lota Meigen, 1824), by original designation [Palearctic].
ZYGOSTURMIA Townsend, 1911a: 142. Type species: Zygosturmia inca Townsend, 1911, by monotypy.
LAXIMASICERA Curran, 1927a: 14. Type species: Laximasicera sexualis Curran, 1927 (= Sturmia bakeri Coquillett, 1897), by original designation.
CUBAEMYIA Townsend, 1931a: 179. Type species: Tachina cubaecola Jaennicke, 1867, by original designation.

antennalis (Reinhard, 1922).– Arizona to South Carolina (S&A, 1965), Florida (CNC).
– Pseudochaeta antennalis Reinhard, 1922: 330. Type data: syntypes, 2 females (1 female syntype in USNM). Type locality: USA, Texas, College Station.

bakeri (Coquillett, 1897).– British Columbia to Saskatchewan, south to Colorado, also Michigan (S&A, 1965), Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Québec, New York (CNC).
– Sturmia bakeri Coquillett, 1897: 112. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Colorado.
– Laximasicera sexualis Curran, 1927a: 14. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: Canada, Alberta, Waterton.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 186) for sp. near bakeri (Coquillett)*
Lepidoptera, Sphingidae
Amphion nessus (Cramer)

cubaecola (Jaennicke, 1867).– Southern Texas, Cuba, Puerto Rico (S&A, 1965).
– Tachina cubaecola Jaennicke, 1867: 382 (also 1868: 74). Type data: lectotype male (NHMW), by fixation of Townsend, 1931a: 178 (mention of "male Ht" is regarded as a lectotype fixation). Type locality: Cuba.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 189)*
Lepidoptera, Pyralidae
Hedylepta indicata (Fabricius)

inca (Townsend, 1911).– Peru, southern California to Florida, also Virginia, North Carolina (S&A, 1965).
– Zygosturmia inca Townsend, 1911a: 142. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: Peru, valley of Rio Chira, Sullana.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 189)*
Lepidoptera, Sphingidae
Agrius cingulatus (Fabricius), Agrius cingulatus (Fabricius) probably

incompta (van der Wulp, 1890).– California to Maine, south to Mexico and Florida (S&A, 1965), Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia (CNC).
– Brachycoma incompta van der Wulp, 1890: 99. Type data: holotype female (BMNH). Type locality: Mexico, Guerrero, Amula, 6000 feet.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 190)*
Lepidoptera, Citheroniidae
Eacles imperialis (Drury)
Lepidoptera, Saturniidae
Hemileuca maia (Drury)
Lepidoptera, Sphingidae
Agrius cingulatus (Fabricius), Ceratomia amyntor (Hübner), Ceratomia catalpae (Boisduval), Ceratomia undulosa (Walker), Ceratomia undulosa (Walker) probably, Ceratomia spp., Hyles lineata (Fabricius), Manduca quinquemaculata (Haworth), Manduca sexta (Linnaeus), Pholus achemon (Drury), Pholus vitis (Linnaeus), Sphinx chersis (Hübner)

rhoeo (Walker, 1849).- North Dakota to New York, south to California, Mexico, and Florida, also Jamaica (S&A, 1965), British Columbia to New Brunswick (CNC). Tachina rhoeo Walker, 1849: 778. Type data: holotype female (BMNH). Type locality: unknown.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 193)*
Lepidoptera, Psychidae
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis (Haworth)
Lepidoptera, Sphingidae
Agrius cingulatus (Fabricius), Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus), Manduca quinquemaculata (Haworth), Manduca sexta (Linnaeus), Manduca sexta jamaicensis (Butler), Pholus achemon (Drury)
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 195) for probably rhoeo (Walker)*
Lepidoptera, Sphingidae
Manduca quinquemaculata (Haworth), Manduca sexta (Linnaeus)

Subgenus PALEXORISTA Townsend, 1921

PALEXORISTA Townsend, 1921: 134. Type species: Tachina succini Giebel, 1862, by original designation [Afrotropical].

bohemica Mesnil, 1949.– Europe; introduced and established in Ontario to Newfoundland and Nova Scotia (S&A, 1965), Maine (CNC).
– Drino (Prosturmia) bohemica Mesnil, 1949a: 23. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: Sweden, Vittangi (published as Nova Bistrice in southern Bohemia, in error; see Crosskey, 1966: 135). Type host: Gilpinia hercyniae (Hartig), Diprionidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 186)*
Hymenoptera, Diprionidae
Diprion hercyniae (Hartig), Diprion polytomum (Hartig), Neodiprion abietis (Harris), Neodiprion lecontei (Fitch), Neodiprion nanulus nanulus Schedl, Neodiprion pratti banksianae Rohwer, Neodiprion sertifer (Geoffroy), Neodiprion swainei Middleton, Neodiprion virginiana Rohwer complex
Hymenoptera, Tenthredinidae
Hemichroa crocea (Fourcroy), Pikonema alaskensis (Rohwer), Pikonema dimmockii (Cresson), Pristiphora erichsonii (Hartig), Pristiphora geniculata (Hartig)


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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