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Mydidae genus catalog

Genus catalog of 66 valid Mydidae genera (including 2 subgenera and 6 invalid genera). Last updated 21 October 2014.

Displaying 74 records.
Afroleptomydas Afroleptomydas Bequaert, 1961 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Leptomydas paganus Gerstaecker, 1868 by original designation
# species: 64
distribution: Afrotropical: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
senior synonym:
Afroleptomydas Crossoprosopus Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Afroleptomydas mauricei Bequaert, 1963 by original designation
# species: 24
distribution: Afrotropical: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
senior synonym:
Afromydas Bequaert, 1961 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Mydaselpidini
type species: Afromydas guichardi Bequaert, 1961 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: Somalia
senior synonym:
Agaperemius Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Agaperemius hirtus Hesse, 1969 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
senior synonym:
Anomalomydas Papavero and Wilcox, 1974 valid
subfamily: Anomalomydinae
tribe:
type species: Miltinus mackerrasi Norris, 1938 by original designation
# species: 2
distribution: Australasian: Australia
senior synonym:
Apiophora Philippi, 1865 valid
subfamily: Apiophorinae
tribe:
type species: Apiophora paulseni Philippi, 1865 by original designation
# species: 3
distribution: Neotropical: Chile
senior synonym:
Apomidas Coquillett, 1892 synonym
subfamily: Rhaphiomidinae
tribe:
type species: Apomidas trochilus Coquillett, 1892 by monotypy
# species: 0
distribution: Nearctic: USA
senior synonym: Rhaphiomidas Osten Sacken, 1877
Arenomydas Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Mydas callosus Wiedemann, 1828 by original designation
# species: 9
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
senior synonym:
Baliomydas Wilcox, Papavero and Pimentel, 1989 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Mydas gracilis Macquart, 1834 by original designation
# species: 4
distribution: Neotropical: Bahamas, Cuba
senior synonym:
Cacatuopyga Papavero and Wilcox, 1974 valid
subfamily: Cacatuopyginae
tribe:
type species: Mydas fruhstorferi Wulp, 1896 by original designation
# species: 5
distribution: Oriental: Indonesia, Thailand, Viet Nam, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Myanmar, Bhutan, Malaysia
senior synonym:
Cephalocera Latreille, 1829 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Cephalocerini
type species: Mydas longirostris Wiedemann, 1829 by subsequent monotypy (Macquart, 1834: 273)
# species: 28
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia, South Africa
senior synonym:
Cephalocerodes Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Cephalocerini
type species: Cephalocera oldroydi Bequaert, 1963 by original designation
# species: 3
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
senior synonym:
Ceriomydas Williston, 1898 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Ceriomydas fraudulentus Williston, 1898 by monotypy
# species: 4
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil, Dominican Republic
senior synonym:
Charimydas Bowden, 1984 valid
subfamily: Cacatuopyginae
tribe:
type species: Charimydas decoratus Bowden, 1984 by monotypy
# species: 1
distribution: Oriental: India
senior synonym:
Chrysomydas Wilcox, Papavero and Pimentel, 1989 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Mydas nitidulus Olivier, 1811 by monotypy
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana
senior synonym:
Cretomydas Willkommen, 2007 valid
subfamily: Diochlistinae
tribe:
type species: Cretomydas santanensis Willkommen, 2007 by monotypy
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil
senior synonym:
Diochlistus Gerstaecker, 1868 valid
subfamily: Diochlistinae
tribe:
type species: Diochlistus mitis Gerstaecker, 1868 by monotypy
# species: 12
distribution: Australasian: Australia
senior synonym:
Dolichogaster Macquart, 1848 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Dolichogastrini
type species: Mydas brevicornis Wiedemann, 1821 by monotypy
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil, Paraguay
senior synonym:
Ectyphus Gerstaecker, 1868 valid
subfamily: Ectyphinae
tribe:
type species: Ectyphus pinguis Gersteacker, 1868 by monotypy
# species: 7
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
senior synonym:
Eremohaplomydas Bequaert, 1959 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Eremohaplomydas desertorum Bequaert, 1959 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia
senior synonym:

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