■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Nilea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863

NILEA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 275. Type species: Nilea innoxia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863, by original designation [Palearctic].
PSEUDOPERICHAETA Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889: 92 (also 1890: 24). Type species: Pseudoperichaeta major Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889 (= Phryxe palesioidea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830), by monotypy [Palearctic].
PHYLLOPHOROCERA Townsend, 1916a: 621. Type species: Phorocera sternalis Coquillett, 1902, by original designation.
EUTRITOCHAETA Townsend, 1919c: 580. Type species: Eutritochaeta carpocapsae Townsend, 1919, by original designation.

carpocapsae (Townsend, 1919).– Arkansas (S&A, 1965), British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick (CNC).
– Eutritochaeta carpocapsae Townsend, 1919c: 580. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Arkansas, Bentonville. Type host: Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus) [published as Laspeyresia pomonella], Tortricidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 400)*
Lepidoptera, Olethreutidae
Laspeyresia pomonella (Linnaeus)

dimmocki (Webber, 1930).– Manitoba, Ohio, Québec, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland (Beneway, 1963), Ontario (CNC).
– Achaetoneura dimmocki Webber, 1930: 20. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts, Springfield (on Rhus copallina).

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 321), as Lespesia dimmocki (Webber)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Simyra henrici (Grote)
Lepidoptera, Saturniidae
Automeris io (Fabricius)

disparis (Reinhard, 1959).– Arizona (S&A, 1965), New Mexico (CNC).
– Thelymyia disparis Reinhard, 1959b: 230. Type data: holotype male (CNC). Type locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz County, west slope of Patagonia Mountains.

erecta (Coquillett, 1902).– British Columbia to Québec, all United States (S&A, 1965), New Brunswick, Nova Scotia (CNC).
– Phorocera erecta Coquillett, 1902b: 112. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Arkansas, Camden.
– Exorista loxostegeae Reinhard, 1922: 331. Type data: syntypes, 14 males and 10 females (CNC). Type locality: USA, Texas, College Station. Type host: probably Achyra occidentalis (Packard) [published as Loxostege similalis (Guenée)], Pyralidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 448), as Pseudoperichaeta erecta (Coquillett)*
Coleoptera, Meloidae
Epicauta sp.
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Nycteola spp. (including N. cinereana Neumoegen & Dyar, N. columbiana H. Edwards and/or N. frigidana Walker)
Lepidoptera, Notodontidae
Schizura concinna (J.E. Smith)
Lepidoptera, Olethreutidae
Episimus argutanus (Clemens), Evora hemidesma (Zeller), Grapholitha molesta (Busck), Melissopus latiferreanus (Walsingham), Spilonota ocellana (Denis & Schiffermüller)
Lepidoptera, Pyralidae
Desmia funeralis (Hübner), Loxostege similalis (Guenée), Macrobotys pertextalis (Lederer), Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner), Pachyzancla bipunctalis (Fabricius), Pantographa limata Grote & Robinson, Phlyctaenia coronata tertialis (Guenée), Pyrausta futilalis (Lederer), Pyrausta signatalis (Walker)
Lepidoptera, Tortricidae
Amorbia essigana Busck, Archips argyrospilus (Walker), Archips cerasivoranus (Fitch), Archips purpuranus (Clemens), Archips rosanus (Linnaeus), Argyrotaenia citrana (Fernald), Argyrotaenia mariana (Fernald), Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens), Choristoneura pinus Freeman, Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris), Tortricid spp. (including Amorbia humerosana Clemens, Archips argyrospilus (Walker), A. semiferanus (Walker), Argyrotaenia quadrifasciana Fernald, Choristoneura fractivittana (Clemens), C. rosaceana (Harris) and/or Pandemis limitata (Robinson))
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 451) for probably erecta (Coquillett), as probably Pseudoperichaeta erecta (Coquillett)*
Lepidoptera, Tortricidae
Amorbia essigana Busck
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 451) for sp. near erecta (Coquillett), as Pseudoperichaeta sp. near erecta (Coquillett)*
Lepidoptera, Olethreutidae
Melissopus latiferreanus (Walsingham)

lobeliae (Coquillett, 1897).– Michigan to Connecticut, south to Texas and Florida (S&A, 1965).
– Exorista lobeliae Coquillett, 1897: 97. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Virginia (according to Aldrich & Webber, 1924a: 20) or Maryland (according to S&A, 1965: 1107); holotype in USNM lacks locality data but Coquillett cited the type series from Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia in original description.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 252), as "Exorista" lobeliae Coquillett*
Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae
Hemerocampa leucostigma (J.E. Smith)
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Acronicta sp. near afflicta Grote, Acronicta grisea Walker, Acronicta hamamelis Guenée, Acronicta lobeliae Guenée, Acronicta spp., Alabama argillacea (Hübner)
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 253) for sp. near lobeliae Coquillett, as "Exorista" sp. near. lobeliae Coquillett*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Acronicta betulae Riley

mathesoni (Reinhard, 1937).– Manitoba, Ohio, New York (S&A, 1965), British Columbia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec (CNC), Florida (FSCA), Virginia (WVU).
– Zenillia mathesoni Reinhard, 1937: 68. Type data: holotype male (CUI). Type locality: USA, New York, Ithaca.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 490), as Thelymyia mathesoni (Reinhard)*
Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae
Tussock moth(-s) probably

noctuiformis (Smith, 1915).– Michigan, Maine, Massachusetts (S&A, 1965), Texas, Ohio, Ontario, Québec (CNC).
– Neopales noctuiformis Smith, 1915b: 101. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts, Revere. Type host: noctuid larva.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 400)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Unidentified Noctuidae
Lepidoptera, Olethreutidae
Laspeyresia pomonella (Linnaeus)
Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 400) for sp. near noctuiformis (Smith)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Acronicta interrupta Guenée

palesioidea (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830).– Palearctic, Oregon (S&A, 1965).
– Phryxe palesioidea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 160. Type data: holotype female [according to Herting, 1974a: 10] (MNHN). Type locality: France.

sternalis (Coquillett, 1902).– British Columbia to Québec and Maine, south to Wyoming and Ohio (S&A, 1965), Yukon, Washington, California, New Mexico, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, New York, District of Columbia, North Carolina (CNC), West Virginia (WVU).
– Phorocera sternalis Coquillett, 1902b: 111. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, New Hampshire, Franconia.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 400)*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Acronicta impressa Walker
Lepidoptera, Tortricidae
Archips cerasivoranus (Fitch)

unipilum (Aldrich & Webber, 1924).– Oregon (S&A, 1965).
– Phorocera (Neopales) unipilum Aldrich & Webber, 1924a: 83. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Oregon, Hood River.

valens (Aldrich & Webber, 1924).– Minnesota and Nebraska to Massachusetts (S&A, 1965), New York, Maryland, Virginia (CNC).
– Zenillia (Zenillia) valens Aldrich & Webber, 1924a: 20. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, New York, Holland Hills.

victoria (Aldrich & Webber, 1924).– British Columbia (S&A, 1965).
– Phorocera (Neopales) tenuiseta Aldrich & Webber, 1924a: 82 (junior homonym of Phorocera tenuiseta Macquart, 1846). Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: Canada, British Columbia, Victoria.
– Phorocera victoria Aldrich & Webber, 1924b: 195 (nomen novum for tenuiseta Aldrich & Webber, 1924).

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 430), as "Phorocera victoria Aldrich & Webber"*
Lepidoptera, Arctiidae
Unidentified Arctiidae probably


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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