■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Hemyda Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830

HEMYDA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 226. Type species: Hemyda aurata Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, by monotypy.

aurata Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830.– British Columbia to New Hampshire, south to California, Mexico, and Georgia (S&A, 1965).
– Hemyda aurata Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 226. Type data: holotype, sex unknown ("Ht" in MNHN or lost according to Townsend, 1938: 120). Type locality: USA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
– Hemyda latipennis Curran, 1924b: 252. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: Canada, Manitoba, Aweme.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 281)*
Hemiptera (Heteroptera), Pentatomidae
Podisus maculiventris (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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