■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Phebellia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1846

PHEBELLIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1846: 37. Type species: Phebellia aestivalis Robineau-Desvoidy, 1846 (= Tachina villica Zetterstedt, 1838), by monotypy [Palearctic].

cerurae (Sellers, 1943).– Massachusetts (S&A, 1965), Alberta, Colorado, Ontario, Québec (CNC).
– Aplomya cerurae Sellers, 1943: 94. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts, Melrose. Type host: Furcula cinerea (Walker) [published as Cerura cinerea], Notodontidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 68), as Aplomya cerurae Sellers*
Lepidoptera, Notodontidae
Cerura cinerea (Walker)

curriei (Coquillett, 1897).– Alberta to New York, south to South Dakota and Ohio, also Texas (S&A, 1965), Québec, New Brunswick, West Virginia (CNC).
– Exorista curriei Coquillett, 1897: 94. Type data: holotype male [not female as published] (USNM). Type locality: USA, North Dakota, Grand Forks, University.

epicydes (Walker, 1849).– British Columbia to Ontario and Maine, south to California, Wyoming, and Rhode Island (S&A, 1965), Yukon, Ohio (CNC), West Virginia (WVU).
– Tachina epicydes Walker, 1849: 786. Type data: holotype male (BMNH). Type locality: Canada, Ontario, Hudson Bay, Albany River, Marten Falls [near Ogoki] (published as St. Martin's Falls).
– Zenillia (Zenillia) coerulea Aldrich & Webber, 1924a: 23. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts, Auburn. Type host: Cimbex americana Leach, Cimbicidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 69), as Aplomya epicydes (Walker)*
Hymenoptera, Cimbicidae
Cimbex americana Leach

erecta (Sellers, 1943).– British Columbia, Washington, Idaho, Utah (S&A, 1965), New Mexico (CNC).
– Thelymyia erecta Sellers, 1943: 105. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Idaho, Juliaetta.

helvina (Coquillett, 1897).– British Columbia, Washington, Minnesota to Maine and New Jersey (S&A, 1965), Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Alberta to New Brunswick, West Virginia (CNC), Virginia (WVU).
– Exorista helvina Coquillett, 1897: 96. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, New Hampshire, White Mountains.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 69), as Aplomya helvina (Coquillett)*
Lepidoptera, Arctiidae
Ecpantheria deflorata (Fabricius)
Lepidoptera, Geometridae
Biston cognataria (Guenée), Phaeoura quernaria (J.E. Smith)

imitator (Sellers, 1943).– British Columbia, Washington, Alberta (S&A, 1965), Yukon, Northwest Territories, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Saskatchewan to Québec, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina (CNC).
– Aplomya imitator Sellers, 1943: 93. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: Canada, British Columbia, Lillooet.
– Aplomya doloma Reinhard, 1958b: 239. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, West Virginia, Cranberry Glades.

pheosiae (Sellers, 1943).- Maine, Massachusetts (S&A, 1965), Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, New York (CNC).
– Aplomya pheosiae Sellers, 1943: 95. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Maine, Moose River Plantation. Type host: Pheosia rimosa Packard [published as Pheosia dimidiata (Herrich-Schäffer)], Notodontidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 70), as Aplomya pheosiae Sellers*
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Alypia octomaculata (Fabricius)
Lepidoptera, Notodontidae
Pheosia rimosa Packard

trichiosomae (Sellers, 1943).– Maine, ?British Columbia (S&A, 1965), Yukon to Washington, Alberta, Ontario, Québec (CNC).
– Aplomya trichiosomae Sellers, 1943: 94. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Maine, Greenville. Type host: Trichiosoma sp., Cimbicidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 72), as Aplomya trichiosomae Sellers*
Hymenoptera, Cimbicidae
Trichiosoma sp.


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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