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

ORMIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 428. Type species: Ormia punctata Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, by monotypy.
PHASIOPTERYX Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889: 147 (also 1890: 79). Type species: Phasiopteryx bilimekii Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889, by original designation (under "gen. n., sp. n." rule, Article 68.2.1 of ICZN, 1999).
EUPHASIOPTERYX Townsend, 1915b: 23. Type species: Phasiopteryx australis Townsend, 1911, by original designation [Neotropical].

bilimekii (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889).– Mexico, Texas (S&A).
– Phasiopteryx bilimekii Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889: 147 (also 1890: 79). Type data: lectotype male (NHMW), by fixation of Townsend, 1931a: 82 (mention of "male Ht" is regarded as a lectotype fixation). Type locality: Mexico, Veracruz, Orizaba.

brevicornis Townsend, 1919.

brevicornis brevicornis Townsend, 1919.– Texas (S&A, 1965), Iowa, South Carolina, Florida (CNC).
– Ormia brevicornis Townsend, 1919c: 548. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Texas.

brevicornis nuttingi (Sabrosky, 1953).– New York and Massachusetts, south to Virginia, also Kansas (S&A, 1965), West Virginia (WVU).
– Euphasiopteryx brevicornis nuttingi Sabrosky, 1953: 293. Type data: holotype male (MCZ). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts, East Brewster. Type host: Neoconocephalus robustus (Scudder), Tettigoniidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 218), as Euphasiopteryx brevicornis nuttingi Sabrosky*
Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae
Neoconocephalus ensiger (Harris), Neoconocephalus robustus (Scudder), Neoconocephalus robustus robustus (Scudder)

depleta (Wiedemann, 1830).– Brazil; introduced and established in Florida (Frank et al., 1996).
– Tachina depleta Wiedemann, 1830: 298. Type data: holotype male (NHMW). Type locality: Brazil.

dominicana Townsend, 1919.– Florida, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Panama (S&A, 1965).
– Ormia dominicana Townsend, 1919c: 548. Type data: lectotype female (USNM), by designation of Sabrosky, 1953: 295. Type locality: Santo Domingo.

lineifrons Sabrosky, 1953.– Mexico (Baja California), Texas to Florida, Puerto Rico (S&A, 1965), Bermuda (Woodley & Hillburn, 1994), Honduras, Trinidad (CNC).
– Ormia lineifrons Sabrosky, 1953: 175. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: Puerto Rico, Cayey, Bosch Finca.

ochracea (Bigot, 1889).– Colorado to Missouri, south to Arizona and Mexico, also Michigan, North Carolina, Florida (S&A, 1965), Mississippi (CNC).
– Pyrrosia ochracea Bigot, 1889: 268. Type data: lectotype male (BMNH), by designation of Sabrosky, 1953: 300. Type locality: Mexico.
– Phasiopteryx montana Townsend, 1912b: 114. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Colorado.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 219), as Euphasiopteryx ochracea (Bigot)*
Orthoptera, Gryllidae
Gryllus sp.

punctata Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830.– Florida, Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico (S&A, 1965).
– Ormia punctata Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 428. Type data: holotype male [sex inferred by Sabrosky, 1953: 176] (originally in MNHN but lost according to Sabrosky, 1953: 177). Type locality: West Indies.
– Clytiomyia punctata Coquillett, 1895c: 52. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Florida, Charlotte Harbor.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 405)*
Diptera, Tabanidae
Tabanus sp.

reinhardi (Sabrosky, 1953).– Ohio, New Jersey, Texas (S&A, 1965), Ontario, Québec (CNC), Florida (FSCA).
– Euphasiopteryx reinhardi Sabrosky, 1953: 291. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Ohio, Amherst.

Ormia species

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 405) for probably Ormia spp.*
Lepidoptera, Pyralidae
Crambus spp.


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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