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

EUMEA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 302. Type species: Eumea locuples Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863 (= Tachina linearicornis Zetterstedt, 1844), by original designation [Palearctic].

caesar (Aldrich, 1916).– British Columbia to New Brunswick, south to California, Texas, and Virginia (S&A, 1965), Yukon, Nova Scotia (CNC).
– Exorista nigripalpis Townsend, 1896: 330 (junior homonym of Exorista nigripalpis Macquart, 1849). Type data: holotype, sex unknown (whereabouts unknown). Type locality: USA, ?Illinois.
– Exorista caesar Aldrich, 1916a: 20. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: Canada, Ontario, Simcoe. Type host: Archips argyrospila (Walker), Tortricidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 63), as Aplomya caesar (Aldrich)*
Lepidoptera, Arctiidae
Diacrisia virginica (Fabricius)
Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae
Gracillaria negundella Chambers
Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae
Nygmia phaeorrhoea (Donovan)
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Papaipema nebris (Guenée)
Lepidoptera, Olethreutidae
Laspeyresia nigricana (Stephens)
Lepidoptera, Pyralidae
Crambus mutabilis Clemens, Crambus trisectus Walker, Crambus spp., Dioryctria reniculella (Grote), Loxostege commixtalis (Walker), Loxostege sticticalis (Linnaeus), Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner), Ostrinia obliteralis (Walker), Ostrinia penitalis (Grote), Phlyctaenia coronata tertialis (Guenée), Pyrausta spp.
Lepidoptera, Tortricidae
Amorbia humerosana Clemens, Archips argyrospilus (Walker), Archips purpuranus (Clemens), Archips rosanus (Linnaeus), Archips semiferanus (Walker), Archips spp., Argyrotaenia citrana (Fernald), Argyrotaenia quadrifasciana (Fernald), Choristoneura conflictana (Walker), Choristoneura fractivittana (Clemens), Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens), Choristoneura parallela (Robinson), Choristoneura pinus Freeman, Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris), Pandemis limitata (Robinson), Phaecasiophora niveiguttana Grote, Tortricid spp. (including Amorbia humerosana Clemens, Archips argyrospilus (Walker), A. semiferanus (Walker), Argyrotaenia quadrifasciana (Fernald), Choristoneura fractivittana (Clemens), C. rosaceana (Harris) and/or Pandemis limitata (Robinson)), Tortricid spp. (including Archips spp. and/or Choristoneura spp.
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 68) for probably caesar (Aldrich), as probably Aplomya caesar (Aldrich)*
Lepidoptera, Tortricidae
Archips argyrospilus (Walker)


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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