■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Eleodiphaga Walton, 1918

ELEODIPHAGA Walton, 1918: 23. Type species: Eleodiphaga caffreyi Walton, 1918, by original designation.

caffreyi Walton, 1918.– Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico (S&A, 1965).
– Eleodiphaga caffreyi Walton, 1918: 24. Type data: lectotype male (USNM), by fixation of Townsend, 1940: 320 (mention of "Ht male" is regarded as a lectotype fixation). Type locality: USA, New Mexico, Maxwell, 6500 feet. Type host: Eleodes extricatus (Say), Tenebrionidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 195)*
Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae
Eleodes extricata (Say), Eleodes obsoleta (Say)            

martini Reinhard, 1937.– Idaho (S&A, 1965), ?New Mexico (CNC).
– Eleodiphaga martini Reinhard, 1937: 69. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: USA, Idaho, Parma.

pollinosa Walton, 1918.– California, New Mexico (S&A, 1965).
– Eleodiphaga pollinosa Walton, 1918: 24. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, New Mexico, Maxwell. Type host: Eleodes hispilabris (Say), (species spelled hispilabrus by Walton, in error), Tenebrionidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 196)*
Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae
Eleodes hispilabris (Say)


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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