Actia diffidens

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Actia diffidens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tachinidae
Subfamily: Tachininae
Tribe: Siphonini
Genus: Actia
Species: A. diffidens
Binomial name
Actia diffidens
Curran, 1933

Actia diffidens is a species of tachinid flies in the genus Actia of the family Tachinidae.[1][2] It is known to parasitize Canadian tortricid moth larvae.[3][4]


Ontario to New Brunswick, to Missouri and North Carolina and New Mexico.[4]


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  3. ^ Andersen, Stig (1996). The Siphonini (Diptera: Tachinidae) of Europe. Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 33. Leiden: Brill. pp. 148 pp. ISBN 90-04-10731-2. 
  4. ^ a b "Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico". North American Dipterists Society. Retrieved 29 September 2012.