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Bug pheromones (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) and tachinid fly host-finding
Abstract: "Data and observations on wild tachinid flies that were attracted to traps baited with known or suspected pheromones for the following stink bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) are reported: Podisus maculiventris (SAY), Euschistus tristigmus (SAY), Thyanta custator accerra MCATEE, Acrosternum hilare (SAY), and Halyomorpha halys (STÅL). Halyomorpha halys, called the brown marmorated stink bug, is a newly invasive species in the eastern U. S., while the other stink bugs listed are native North American species. The following known tachinid parasitoids of stink bugs were captured: Euclytia flava (TOWNSEND) (Phasiinae), Gymnosoma par (WALKER) (Phasiinae), Euthera tentatrix LOEW (Dexiinae), Hemyda aurata ROBINEAU-DESVOIDY (Phasiinae), Cylindromyia fumipennis (BIGOT) (Phasiinae), and Trichopoda pennipes (F.) (Phasiinae).

O'Hara J.E. (2003-2012) Homepage for Tachinidae resources
NB: some parts of this resource have entries of their own:(1)(2)

O’Hara J.E. (2016) World genera of the Tachinidae (Diptera) and their regional occurrence. Version 9.0
lot of good info, but unfortunately the genera are simply alphabetized with no suprageneric classification, and the diversity in each zoogeo realm not reflected [just presence noted]

Raney H. (-2014) Eastern Tachinids
Very helpful checklist of e. US fauna extracted from(1). The resource is maintained by one of BG's active members.

Tachinidae chapter by Wood from Manual of Nearctic Diptera
pdf file of Tachinidae chapter from Manual of Nearctic Diptera, volume 2 (1987).

"This chapter reviews the morphology, biology, hosts, behavior, classification, and distribution of the Tachinidae of America north of Mexico. An illustrated key to the tachinid genera of the region is provided, with many taxonomic and nomenclatural changes to the family included in footnotes".

Taxonomic and host catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
Formerly Tachinidae of America North of Mexico. Updated 14 March 2014.

Fly control in livestock and poultry production, by Novartis Animal Health Inc.
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