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

NEAERA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 84. Type species: Neaera immaculata Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (= Tachina laticornis Meigen, 1824), by monotypy [Palearctic].
EURYCEROMYIA Townsend, 1892a: 115. Type species: Euryceromyia robertsonii Townsend, 1892, by original designation.
DICHAETONEURA Johnson, 1907: 9. Type species: Dichaetoneura leucoptera Johnson, 1907, by monotypy.
ACRONARISTA Townsend, 1908: 85. Type species: Acronarista mirabilis Townsend, 1908, by original designation.
ACRONARISTOPSIS Townsend, 1919a: 178. Type species: Acronaristopsis bahamensis Townsend, 1919, by original designation [Neotropical].

leucoptera (Johnson, 1907).– Minnesota to Prince Edward Island, south to Maryland (S&A, 1965), Utah, Saskatchewan (CNC).
– Dichaetoneura leucoptera Johnson, 1907: 9. Type data: holotype female (MCZ). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts, Winchendon. Type host: Archips cerasivorana (Fitch), Tortricidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 177)*
Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae
Nymphalis antiopa (Linnaeus)
Lepidoptera, Oecophoridae
Depressaria pastinacella (Duponchel)
Lepidoptera, Olethreutidae
Epiblema strenuanum (Walker), Grapholitha molesta (Busck)
Lepidoptera, Tortricidae
Archips cerasivoranus (Fitch), Archips fervidanus (Clemens)

mirabilis (Townsend, 1908).– Florida (S&A, 1965), Jamaica (CNC).
– Acronarista mirabilis Townsend, 1908: 86. Type data: holotype male [not female as published] (USNM). Type locality: USA, Florida, Palm Beach.

robertsonii (Townsend, 1892).– Illinois and Michigan to Massachusetts, also Virginia (S&A, 1965).
– Euryceromyia robertsonii Townsend, 1892a: 116. Type data: holotype female (SEMK). Type locality: USA, Illinois, Carlinville.


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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