■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Parasetigena Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1891

DUPONCHELIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 531 (junior homonym of Duponchelia Zeller, 1847). Type species: Duponchelia silvestris Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863, by subsequent designation of Townsend, 1916e: 6.
PARASETIGENA Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1891: 35, 97 (also 1892: 339, 401). Type species: Duponchelia silvestris Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863, by fixation of O'Hara & Wood (2004: 153) under Article 70.3.2 of ICZN (1999), misidentified as Chetogena segregata Rondani, 1859, in the fixation by monotypy of Brauer & Bergenstamm (1891).

silvestris (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863).– Palearctic; introduced and established in eastern North America (S&A, 1965; Richter & Wood, 1995), including Ontario, Québec, New York (CNC), West Virginia, Virginia (WVU).
– Duponchelia silvestris Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 531 (also subsequently spelled sylvestris, unjustified emendation). Type data: lectotype male (MNHN or lost according to Townsend, 1940: 143), by fixation of Townsend, 1940: 143 (mention of "Ht male" is regarded as a lectotype fixation). Type locality: France, Saint Sauveur.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 412), as Parasetigena agilis (Robineau-Desvoidy)*
Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae
Malacosoma americanum (Fabricius)
Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae
Porthetria dispar (Linnaeus), Stilpnotia salicis (Linnaeus)


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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