Actia interrupta

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Actia interrupta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tachinidae
Subfamily: Tachininae
Tribe: Siphonini
Genus: Actia
Species: A. interrupta
Binomial name
Actia interrupta
Curran, 1933
  • Actia labellata Kamran, 1980
  • Actia pauciseta Kamran, 1980

Actia interrupta is a species of tachinid flies in the genus Actia of the family Tachinidae.[1][2] Actia interrupta is an important parasitoid of the obliquebanded leafroller.[3][4]


Alaska, British Columbia to Newfoundland, California to Virginia and Tennessee, not recorded from most of central United States with the exception of Colorado.[4]


  1. ^ "Tachinidae". ITIS Report. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Common (Vernacular) Names". Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  3. ^ Schoenmaker, Astrid; Cusson, Michel; van Frankenhuyzen, Kees (2001). "Interactions between Bacillus thuringiensis and parasitoids of late-instar larvae of the spruce budworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)". Can. J. Zool. Canada: NRC Canada. 79 (9): 1697–1703. doi:10.1139/z01-127. 
  4. ^ a b "Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico". North American Dipterists Society. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2012.