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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.
Eremomidas Semenov, 1896 valid
subfamily: Leptomydinae
tribe:
type species: Eremomidas emir Semenov, 1896 by original designation
# species: 5
distribution: Palaearctic: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
senior synonym:
Eumydas Wilcox and Papavero, 1971 valid
subfamily: Apiophorinae
tribe:
type species: Eumydas corupas Wilcox and Papavero, 1971 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil
senior synonym:
Gauromydas Wilcox, Papavero and Pimentel, 1989 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Mydas heros Perty, 1833 by original designation
# species: 4
distribution: Neotropical: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname, Uruguay, Guyana, Paraguay
senior synonym:
Halterorchis Bezzi, 1924 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Halterorchini
type species: Halterorchis inermis Bezzi, 1924 by original designation
# species: 2
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
senior synonym:
Haplomydas (Bezzi, 1924) valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Halpomydas crassipes Bezzi, 1924 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe
senior synonym:
Harmophana Thomson, 1869 synonym
subfamily: Diochlistinae
tribe:
type species: Mydas clavata Macquart, 1850 by designated by Hardy 1942: 201
# species: 0
distribution: Australasian: Australia
senior synonym: Diochlistus Gerstaecker, 1868
Heleomydas Séguy, 1929 synonym
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe:
type species: Heleomydas lesnei Séguy, 1929 by monotypy
# species: 0
distribution: Afrotropical: Mozambique
senior synonym: Haplomydas Bezzi, 1924
Hessemydas Kondratieff, Carr and Irwin, 2005 valid
subfamily: Leptomydinae
tribe:
type species: Hessemydas parkeri Kondratieff, Carr and Irwin, 2005 by original designation
# species: 3
distribution: Afrotropical: Madagascar
senior synonym:
Heteroleptomydas Bequaert, 1963 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Heteroleptomydas conopsoides Bequaert, 1963 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
senior synonym:
Heteromydas Hardy, 1944 valid
subfamily: Ectyphinae
tribe:
type species: Heteromydas bicolor Hardy, 1944 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Nearctic: Mexico, USA
senior synonym:
Hispanomydas Arias, 1914 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe:
type species: Hispanomydas hispanicus Arias, 1914 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Palaearctic: Spain
senior synonym:
Lachnocorynus Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Lachnocorynus chobeensis Hesse, 1969 by original designation
# species: 2
distribution: Afrotropical: Botswana, Namibia
senior synonym:
Lampromydas Séguy, 1928 synonym
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe:
type species: Lampromydas belus Séguy, 1928 by monotypy
# species: 0
distribution: Neotropical: Mexico
senior synonym: Mydas Fabricius, 1794
Leptomydas Gerstaecker, 1868 valid
subfamily: Leptomydinae
tribe:
type species: Mydas lusitanicus Wiedemann in Meigen, 1820 by designation by Coquillet (1910: 560)
# species: 17
distribution: Afrotropical: Sudan; Oriental: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand; Palaearctic: Greece, Iran, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, France
senior synonym:
Mahafalymydas Kondratieff, Carr and Irwin, 2005 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe:
type species: Mahafalymydas wiegmanni Kondratieff, Carr and Irwin, 2005 by original designation
# species: 2
distribution: Afrotropical: Madagascar
senior synonym:
Mapinguari Papavero and Wilcox, 1974 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Mydas politus Wiedemann, 1828 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil, Suriname
senior synonym:
Megascelus Philippi, 1865 valid
subfamily: Megascelinae
tribe:
type species: Megascelus nigricornis Philippi, 1865 by monotypy
# species: 5
distribution: Neotropical: Chile
senior synonym:
Messiasia Andretta, 1951 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Messiasiini
type species: Messiasia carrerai Andretta, 1951 by original designation
# species: 18
distribution: Nearctic: Mexico, USA; Neotropical: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
senior synonym:
Midacritus Séguy, 1938 valid
subfamily: Apiophorinae
tribe:
type species: Midacritus stuardoanus Séguy, 1938 by original designation
# species: 3
distribution: Neotropical: Chile
senior synonym:
Miltinus Gerstaecker, 1868 valid
subfamily: Apiophorinae
tribe:
type species: Miltinus cardinalis Gerstaecker, 1868 by designated by Hardy (1925: 142)
# species: 21
distribution: Australasian: Australia
senior synonym:

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