■ The Tachinid Times, Issue 19, February 2006

Jim O’Hara, editor
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0C6
Correspondence: james.ohara@canada.ca or oharaje@hotmail.com

This issue of the annual newsletter The Tachinid Times was distributed simultaneously in hardcopy and over the Internet (as a PDF document) in March 2006. It can be viewed here or downloaded as a searchable PDF file with the same pagination as in the original hardcopy edition.

Contents of Issue 19


  • Phytomyptera nigrina (Meigen), a parasite of first generation European grapevine moth larvae in several vineyards in the Roussillon area
    (by D. Thiéry, T. Yoshida and M. Guisset)
  • Campylocheta mariae Bystrowski recorded from Russia, with notes on the Finnish dipterologist Lauri Tiensuu
    (by C. Bergström and C. Bystrowski)
  • A new species of tachinid is a potential biological control agent of the Mexican bromeliad weevil in Florida
    (by R.D. Cave)
  • The life cycle of Therobia leonidei Mesnil (Ormiini), a European parasitoid of bushcrickets
    (by G.U.C. Lehmann)
  • Notes on Elodia morio (Fallén) and other tachinids reared from field-collected Lepidoptera in Emilia Romagna, northern Italy
    (by A. Reggiani, M.L. Dindo and S. Maini)
  • Apamea illyria Freyer, 1846 [= Hadena illyria] (Lep. Noctuidae), the first host record for Linnaemya haemorrhoidalis (Fallén, 1810)
    (by C. Bergström)
  • Cosmorhoe ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758) [= Cidaria ocellata (L.)] (Lep. Geometridae), a host of Trafoia monticola Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1893
    (by C. Bergström)
  • Taxonomy and biogeography of West Palaearctic Tachinidae
    (by P. Cerretti)

Personal Notes

  • Hye-Woo Byun
  • Silvio Nihei
  • Marcelo Pansonato
  • John Stireman

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