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

SMIDTIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 183. Type species: Smidtia vernalis Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (= Tachina conspersa Meigen, 1824), by subsequent designation of Desmarest, 1848: 649 (see Evenhuis & Thompson, 1990: 238) [Palearctic].
TIMAVIA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863a: 257. Type species: Smidtia flavipalpis Robineau-Desvoidy, 1848 (= Tachina amoena Meigen, 1824), by original designation [Palearctic].
OMOTOMA Lioy, 1864: 1338 (also subsequently spelled Homotoma, unjustified emendation). Type species: Tachina amoena Meigen, 1824, by subsequent designation of Townsend, 1916e: 8 [Palearctic].
NEMOSTURMIA Townsend, 1926: 34. Type species: Nemosturmia pilosa Townsend, 1926 (= Winthemia fumiferanae Tothill, 1912), by original designation.

fumiferanae (Tothill, 1912).– British Columbia to Newfoundland, south to Arizona and Georgia (S&A, 1965), Yukon, Northwest Territories (CNC).
– Winthemia fumiferanae Tothill, 1912: 2. Type data: holotype female (CNC). Type locality: Canada, British Columbia, Duncan. Type host: Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens) [published as Tortrix fumiferana], Tortricidae.
– Nemosturmia pilosa Townsend, 1926: 35. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, New Hampshire, Franconia.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 403), as Omotoma fumiferanae (Tothill)*
Lepidoptera, Geometridae
Alsophila pometaria (Harris), Phigalia titea (Cramer)
Lepidoptera, Noctuidae
Amphipyra pyramidoides Guenée, Lithophane antennata (Walker), Lithophane spp. (including L. disposita Morrison, L. innominata (Smith) and/or L. petulca Grote), Pyreferra hesperidago (Guenée), Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée)
Lepidoptera, Tortricidae
Choristoneura conflictana (Walker), Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens)


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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