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Classification, phylogeny, and zoogeography of the North American species of Siphona Meigen (Diptera: Tachinidae)
By O'Hara J.E.
Quaestiones Entomologicae 18: 261-380, 1982

Notes on Trichopodini (Diptera, Larvaevoridae), with description of a new parasite of cotton stainers in Puerto Rico
By Sabrosky, C.W.
Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 1950
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I’m not sure how useful this 1950s paper is but it does have a key to 4 species of Xanthomelanodes found in the United States. A text version is also available at but the OCR isn’t great and none of the figures are available at that site.

Systematics of Phasia Latreille (Diptera: Tachinidae)
By Xuekui Sun and Stephen A. Marshall
Magnolia Press, 2003
Zootaxa 276

"The genus Phasia (Diptera, Tachinidae) is redefined and the world species (excluding Neotropical species) are revised. Six species-groups are defined, and seventy-five species are described or redescribed, including 31 new species. Revised host lists and distribution maps are given."


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Review of Euthera (Diptera: Tachinidae) in North America with the description of a new species
By O'Hara J.E.
Canadian Entomologist 144: 206-215, 2012

Revision of the genus Archytas (Diptera: Tachinidae) for America north of Mexico
By Ravlin F.W., Stehr F.W.
Misc. Publs Ent. Soc. Am. 58: 1-59, 1984

Revision of Myiophasia
By Townsend, C. H. T.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 17: 107–114, 1915
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referenced by John Carr in this comment

North American two-winged flies of the genus Cylindromyia Meigen (Ocyptera of authors)
By Aldrich J.M.
Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 68: 1-26, 1926

Revision of Icosta (=Lynchia auctt.) with erection of a related genus Phthona (Diptera: Hippoboscidae)
By Maa T.C.
Pacific Insects Monograph 20: 25-203, 1969

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