deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Asiloid Flies
deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Sample of Asiloid Flies

Studies of Mydidae (Diptera). IVb. Mydas and allies in the Americas (Mydinae: Mydini)

Studies of Mydidae (Diptera). IVb. Mydas and allies in the Americas (Mydinae: Mydini)
Journal Article
1989
Wilcox, J, Papavero, N, Pimentel, T
Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi (Colecão Emilie Snethlage)
1–139
Baliomydas, Ceriomydas, Chrysomydas, Gauromydas, key, Mapinguari, Mydas, Mydidae, Mydinae, Nearctic, Neotropical, Protomydas, Stratiomydas, Utinga

The Mydini (Diptera, Mydidae) range from southernmost Ontario (Canada) to northern Argentina. In this paper they are typologically arranged into 3 subtribes: I. Protomydina, new - only one genus, Protomydas gen. n., neotropical, with 3 species; II. Mydina Latreille - with 5 genera: A. Mydas Fabricius, nearctic, with 31 species; B. Gauromydas, gen. n., from the Guiano-Brazilian region, with 4 species; C. Ceriomydas Williston, neotropical, with 4 species; D. Utinga, gen. n., from Brazil, with one species; E. Mapinguari Papavero &Wilcox, from Amazonia, with 1 species; III. Stratiomydina, new - with 3 genera: A. Stratiomydas, gen. n., from the forested lowlands of Mexico and Central America, and from the Peruvian Amazon, with 7 species; B. Chrysomydas, gen. n. Guiano-Brazilian, with only 1 species; C. Baliomydas, gen. n., from the West Indies, with 4 species.