■ Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
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Genus Townsendiellomyia Baranov, 1932

TOWNSENDIELLOMYIA Baranov, 1932: 73 (first introduced as a subgenus of Sturmia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830). Type species: Zygobothria nidicola Townsend, 1908, by original designation.

nidicola (Townsend, 1908).– Europe; introduced and established in New England (S&A, 1965).
– Zygobothria nidicola Townsend, 1908: 99. Type data: syntypes, 1 male and 1 female (USNM). Type localities: Austria, Nieder-Oesterreich, and "Central Europe." Type host: Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Linnaeus), Lymantriidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 491)*
Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae
Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Linnaeus), Nygmia phaeorrhoea (Donovan), Porthetria dispar (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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