■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Megapariopsis Townsend, 1915

MEGAPARIOPSIS Townsend, 1915b: 22. Type species: Megaparia opaca Coquillett, 1899, by original designation.

opaca (Coquillett, 1899).– Nebraska to Texas, also Virginia to Florida (S&A, 1965).
– Megaparia opaca Coquillett, 1899: 218. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Florida, Jacksonville (also cited as Jackson, in error).

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 372)*
Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae
Euetheola rugiceps (LeConte)


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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