■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Istocheta Rondani, 1859

FALLENIA Meigen, 1838: 265 (junior homonym of Fallenia Meigen, 1820). Type species: Tachina longicornis Fallén, 1810, by subsequent designation of Coquillett, 1910b: 544 [Palearctic].
ISTOCHETA Rondani, 1859: 157, 171 (also subsequently spelled Istochaeta, Histochaeta, unjustified emendations). Type species: Istocheta frontosa Rondani, 1859 (= Phorocera cinerea Macquart, 1850; frontosa cited as frontalis by Rondani, 1859: 157, in error), by original designation [Palearctic].
HYPERECTEINA Schiner, 1861: 143. Type species: Hyperecteina metopina Schiner, 1861 (= Phorocera cinerea Macquart, 1850), by original designation [Palearctic].
CENTETER Aldrich, 1923b: 3. Type species: Centeter cinerea Aldrich, 1923 (= Hyperecteina aldrichi Mesnil, 1953), by original designation.

aldrichi (Mesnil, 1953).– Japan; introduced and established in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, District of Columbia (S&A, 1965) and Ontario (O'Hara, 2014).
– Centeter cinerea Aldrich, 1923b: 4 (junior secondary homonym of Phorocera cinerea Macquart, 1850 and Metopia cinerea Perris, 1852). Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: Japan. Type host: Popillia japonica Newman, Scarabaeidae.br> – Hyperecteina aldrichi Mesnil, 1953a: 50 (nomen novum for cinerea Aldrich, 1923).

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 285), as Istocheta aldrichi (Mesnil)*
Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae
Maladera castanea (Arrow) probably, Popillia japonica Newman


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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