■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Prooppia Townsend, 1926

OPPIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 309 (junior homonym of Oppia Koch, 1835). Type species: Hubneria nigripalpis Robineau-Desvoidy, 1848, by fixation of O'Hara & Wood (2004: 137) under Article 70.3.2 of ICZN (1999), misidentified as Carcelia fuscipennis Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, in the original designation by Robineau-Desvoidy (1863a).
PROOPPIA Townsend, 1926: 32 (nomen novum for Oppia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863; also subsequently spelled Proopia, in error), by original designation.

crassiseta (Aldrich & Webber, 1924).– Manitoba to Massachusetts, south to Arkansas and Georgia (S&A, 1965), Québec, Nova Scotia (CNC).
– Zenillia (Phryxe) crassiseta Aldrich & Webber, 1924a: 29. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Indiana, Lafayette.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 69), as Aplomya crassiseta (Aldrich & Webber)*
Lepidoptera, Tortricidae
Choristoneura conflictana (Walker)

nigripalpis (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1848).– Palearctic, Manitoba, Ontario, Michigan, Ohio, New York, Québec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia (CNC), West Virginia, Virginia (WVU).
– Hubneria nigripalpis Robineau-Desvoidy, 1848: 612. Type data: syntypes, unknown number of males (MNHN or lost). Type locality: France.

strigifrons (Zetterstedt, 1838).– Palearctic, Alaska, Yukon (Richter & Wood, 1995), Northwest Territories (CNC).
– Tachina strigifrons Zetterstedt, 1838: 645. Type data: holotype male (MZLU). Type locality: northern Norway, Troms, Alteidet.


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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