■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Euthera Loew, 1866

EUTHERA Loew, 1866: 46, 47. Type species: Euthera tentatrix Loew, 1866, by monotypy.

bicolor Coquillett, 1902.– Texas, Arkansas, Mexico (S&A, 1965).
– Euthera bicolor Coquillett, 1902b: 114. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Texas.

setifacies Brooks, 1945.– British Columbia, Washington, Maine (S&A, 1965), Arizona, Utah (CNC).
– Euthera setifacies Brooks, 1945a: 79. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: Canada, British Columbia, Trinity Valley.

tentatrix Loew, 1866.– Illinois to Massachusetts, south to Texas and Florida, also California, New Mexico (S&A, 1965), Iowa, Ontario, Québec (CNC).
– Euthera tentatrix Loew, 1866: 46. Type data: holotype male (MCZ). Type locality: USA, New York.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 247)*
Hemiptera (Heteroptera), Pentatomidae
Euschistus ictericus (Linnaeus), Euschistus servus (Say), Euschistus tristigmus (Say), Euschistus variolarius (Palisot de Beauvois), Oebalus pugnax (Fabricius), Pentatomid spp. (including Euschistus ictericus (Linnaeus), Mormidea pictiventris Stål, Nezara viridula (Linnaeus) and/or Oebalus pugnax (Fabricius))

woodi O'Hara, 2012.– California, New Mexico (O'Hara, 2012).
– Euthera woodi O'Hara, 2012: 212. Holotype male (CNC). Type locality: USA, New Mexico, Torrance County, ca. 9 miles south of Cedarvale, North Peak (34°16.4'N 105°43.5'W), 7400ft.


Arnaud, P.H., Jr. 1978. A host-parasite catalog of North American Tachinidae (Diptera). United States Department of Agriculture. Miscellaneous Publication 1319: 1–860.

O'Hara, J.E. 2012. Review of Euthera (Diptera: Tachinidae) in North America with the description of a new species. Canadian Entomologist 144: 206–215.

*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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