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) systematics and evolution. III. The genus Messiasia D'Andretta in the Americas (Mydinae)

Studies of Mydidae (Diptera) systematics and evolution. III. The genus Messiasia D'Andretta in the Americas (Mydinae)
Journal Article
1975
Wilcox, J, Papavero, N
Arquivos de Zoologia
26
1–48
key, Messiasia, Mydidae, Mydinae, Nearctic, Neotropical, phylogeny

Messiasia d'Andretta occurs exclusively in the Americas, ranging from the south-western United States to Uruguay and northern Argentina; it is found both in forests ad in open formations. Species considered as valid in this revision are: 1. californica; 2. carioca, sp. m.; 3. carrerari; 4. dalcyana; 5. decor; 6. lanei; 7. mocoronga, sp. n.; 8. notosplia; 9. painteri, sp. n.; 10. penai, sp. n.; 11. perpolita; 12. pertenius; 13. testaceiventris; 14. uaupes, sp. n.; 15. virgata; 16. yacochuya, sp. n.; 17. zikani.

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