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

URAMYA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 215 (also subsequently spelled Uramyia, unjustified emendation). Type species: Uramya producta Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, by monotypy [Neotropical].
APORIA Macquart, 1846: 296 (also 1846: 168; junior homonym of Aporia Hübner, 1819). Type species: Aporia quadrimaculata Macquart, 1846, by monotypy [Neotropical].
NEAPORIA Townsend, 1908: 67 (nomen novum for Aporia Macquart, 1846; junior homonym of Neaporia Gorham, 1897).
PARAPORIA Townsend, 1912a: 48 (nomen novum for Neaporia Townsend, 1908).
PSEUDEUANTHA Townsend, 1915h: 416. Type species: Pseudeuantha linellii Townsend, 1915 (= Lydella indita Walker, 1861), by original designation [Neotropical].
UROMACQUARTIA Townsend, 1916a: 626. Type species: Uromacquartia halisidotae Townsend, 1916, by original designation.
ANAPORIA Townsend, 1919c: 560. Type species: Aporia limacodis Townsend, 1892, by original designation.

aldrichi Reinhard, 1935.– Arizona, Texas (Wood, 1987b).
– Uramya aldrichi Reinhard, 1935b: 163. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: Mexico, Oaxaca, Etla.

halisidotae (Townsend, 1916).– British Columbia to California and Arizona (S&A, 1965), New Mexico, Texas (CNC).
– Uromacquartia halisidotae Townsend, 1916a: 626 (named for pristis of Coquillett, 1897, not Walker, 1849, in part). Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Oregon, Aurora Mills. Type host: Lophocampa argentata (Packard) [published as Halisidota argentata], Arctiidae.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 502)*
Lepidoptera, Arctiidae
Halisidota argentata Packard
Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae
Malacosoma sp.

indita (Walker, 1861).– Arizona, Mexico, El Salvador (S&A, 1965).
– Lydella indita Walker, 1861: 306 (genus cited as "Lydella ?"). Type data: holotype male [not female as published] (BMNH). Type locality: Mexico.

limacodis (Townsend, 1892).– Michigan to Maine, south to Georgia (S&A, 1965), Saskatchewan to Nova Scotia, also Wisconsin (CNC).
– Aporia limacodis Townsend, 1892g: 275. Type data: holotype male (SEMK). Type locality: USA, New York, Ithaca. Type host: Apoda sp. [published as Limacodes sp.], Limacodidae.
– Pseudeuantha coquilletti Aldrich, 1921: 90. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 60), as Anaporia limacodis (Townsend)*
Lepidoptera, Limacodidae
Limacodes spp., Lithacodes fasciola (Herrich-Schaeffer), Sisyrosea textula Herrich-Schaeffer, Tortricidia flexuosa (Grote)

pristis (Walker, 1849).– Michigan to New Hampshire, south to Georgia (S&A, 1965), Arizona, Québec (CNC), Florida (FSCA).
– Dexia pristis Walker, 1849: 841. Type data: holotype male [not female as cited by Townsend, 1931a: 95] (BMNH). Type locality: USA, Massachusetts.
– Tachina basalis Walker, 1853: 281 (junior homonym of Tachina basalis Walker, 1837). Type data: holotype male (BMNH). Type locality: unknown.
– Macquartia johnsoni Townsend, 1892d: 81. Type data: holotype female [not male as published] (SEMK). Type locality: USA, Pennsylvania.
– Exorista isae Coquillett, 1897: 96. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, District of Columbia.

Hosts from Arnaud (1978: 61), as Anaporia pristis (Walker)*
Lepidoptera, Arctiidae
Halisidota argentata Packard
Lepidoptera, Limacodidae
Euclea cippus Cramer, Phobetron pithecium (J.E. Smith), Sibine stimulea (Clemens), Sisyrosea textula Herrich-Schaeffer
Lepidoptera, Megalopygidae
Megalopyge crispata (Packard)

rubripes (Aldrich, 1921).– Texas, Florida (S&A, 1965).
– Pseudeuantha rubripes Aldrich, 1921: 91. Type data: holotype male (USNM). Type locality: USA, Florida, Miami.

umbratilis (Reinhard, 1935).– Arizona, Texas, Mexico (S&A, 1965).
– Pseudeuantha umbratilis Reinhard, 1935b: 164. Type data: holotype female (USNM). Type locality: USA, Texas, Donna.


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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