■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Pelatachina Meade, 1894

HYRIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 1100 (junior homonym of Hyria Lamarck, 1819). Type species: Tachina tibialis Fallén, 1810 (cited as Macquartia tibialis Meigen, in error), by original designation [Palearctic].
PELATACHINA Meade, 1894: 109 (nomen novum for Hyria Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863; first introduced as a subgenus of Tachina Meigen, 1803).
EOHYRIA Townsend, 1915b: 23. Type species: Pelatachina pellucida Coquillett, 1897, by original designation.

limata Coquillett, 1902.– British Columbia to North Dakota, south to California (S&A, 1965), Alberta, Colorado, Nebraska, Manitoba, Ontario (CNC).
– Pelatachina limata Coquillett, 1902b: 107. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Idaho, Lewiston.

orillia Curran, 1927.– Michigan, Ontario (S&A, 1965), Québec (CNC).
– Pelatachina orillia Curran, 1927a: 23. Type data: holotype female (CNC). Type locality: Canada, Ontario, Orillia.

pellucida Coquillett, 1897.– British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Ontario (S&A, 1965), Québec, Newfoundland, Massachusetts (CNC).
– Pelatachina pellucida Coquillett, 1897: 65. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: United States.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 418)*
Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae
Nymphalis antiopa (Linnaeus), Nymphalis milberti (Godart), Vanessa atalanta (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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