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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.
Mimadelphus Hesse, 1972 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Halterorchini
type species: Mimadelphus vellosus Hesse, 1972 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia
senior synonym:
Mitrodetus Gerstaecker, 1868 valid
subfamily: Diochlistinae
tribe:
type species: Cephalocera dentitarsis Macquart, 1850 by original designation
# species: 8
distribution: Neotropical: Argentina, Chile
senior synonym:
Mydas Fabricius, 1794 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Musca clavata Drury, 1773 by subsequent by Latreille, 1810: 443
# species: 31
distribution: Nearctic: Canada, Mexico, USA
senior synonym:
Mydaselpis Bezzi, 1924 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Mydaselpidini
type species: Mydaselpis peringueyi Bezzi, 1924 by original designation
# species: 6
distribution: Afrotropical: Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
senior synonym:
Namadytes Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Namadytes vansoni Hesse, 1969 by original designation
# species: 5
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia, South Africa
senior synonym:
Namamydas Hesse, 1969 synonym
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe:
type species: Namamydas maculiventris Hesse, 1969 by original designation
# species: 0
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia
senior synonym: Namadytes Hesse, 1969
Namibimydas Hesse, 1972 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Halterorchini
type species: Namibimydas gaerdesi Hesse, 1972 by original designation
# species: 4
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia, South Africa
senior synonym:
Nemomydas Curran, 1934 valid
subfamily: Leptomydinae
tribe:
type species: Leptomydas pantherinus Gerstaecker, 1868 by original designation
# species: 20
distribution: Nearctic: Canada, Mexico, USA; Neotropical: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Colombia; Oriental: Taiwan
senior synonym:
Neolaparopsis Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Neolaparopsis puncturatus Hesse, 1969 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
senior synonym:
Neorhaphiomidas Norris, 1936 valid
subfamily: Megascelinae
tribe:
type species: Neorhaphiomidas hardyi Norris, 1936 by original designation
# species: 7
distribution: Australasian: Australia
senior synonym:
Nomoneura Bezzi, 1924 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Mydas fasciatus Wiedemann, 1828 by original designation
# species: 6
distribution: Afrotropical: Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
senior synonym:
Nomoneuroides Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Nomoneuroides natalensis Hesse, 1969 by original designation
# species: 3
distribution: Afrotropical: Mozambique, South Africa
senior synonym:
Nothomydas Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Halterorchini
type species: Nothomydas gariepinus Hesse, 1969 by original designation
# species: 4
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia, South Africa
senior synonym:
Notosyllegomydas Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Syllegomydas brincki Bequaert, 1959 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia
senior synonym:
Opomydas Curran, 1934 valid
subfamily: Ectyphinae
tribe:
type species: Ectyphus limbatus Williston, 1886 by original designation
# species: 2
distribution: Nearctic: Mexico, USA
senior synonym:
Oreomydas Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Leptomydas luctuosus Bezzi, 1924 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
senior synonym:
Paramydas Carrera and Andretta, 1948 valid
subfamily: Apiophorinae
tribe:
type species: Mydas igniticornis Bigot, 1857 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Chile
senior synonym:
Parectyphus Hesse, 1972 valid
subfamily: Ectyphinae
tribe:
type species: Parectyphus namibiensis Hesse, 1972 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia
senior synonym:
Perissocerus Gerstaecker, 1868 valid
subfamily: Rhopaliinae
tribe:
type species: Perissocerus abyssinicus Gerstaecker, 1868 by monotypy
# species: 7
distribution: Afrotropical: Ethiopia, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara, Yemen, Chad; Palaearctic: Algeria, Kazakhstan, Libya, Morocco, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Israel
senior synonym:
Phyllomydas Bigot, 1880 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Phyllomydini
type species: Phyllomydas phyllocerus Bigot, 1880 by monotypy
# species: 8
distribution: Nearctic: Mexico, USA; Neotropical: Mexico
senior synonym:

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