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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.
Plyomydas Wilcox and Papavero, 1971 valid
subfamily: Leptomydinae
tribe:
type species: Plyomydas peruviensis Wilcox and Papavero, 1971 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Peru, Argentina
senior synonym:
Protomydas Wilcox, Papavero and Pimentel, 1989 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Mydas coerulescens Olivier, 1811 by original designation
# species: 3
distribution: Nearctic: Mexico; Neotropical: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
senior synonym:
Pseudonomoneura Bequaert, 1961 valid
subfamily: Leptomydinae
tribe:
type species: Leptomydas hirtus Coquillet, 1904 by original designation
# species: 7
distribution: Nearctic: Mexico, USA; Neotropical: Mexico
senior synonym:
Pseudorhopalia Wilcox and Papavero, 1971 valid
subfamily: Rhopaliinae
tribe:
type species: Rhopalia mirandai Andretta and Carrera, 1951 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil
senior synonym:
Rhaphiomidas Osten Sacken, 1877 valid
subfamily: Rhaphiomidinae
tribe:
type species: Rhaphiomidas episcopus Osten Sacken, 1877 by original designation
# species: 23
distribution: Nearctic: Mexico, USA
senior synonym:
Rhopalia Macquart, 1838 valid
subfamily: Rhopaliinae
tribe:
type species: Rhopalia olivieri Macquart, 1838 by original designation
# species: 13
distribution: Afrotropical: Sudan, United Arab Emirates; Palaearctic: Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia
senior synonym:
Rhopaliana Séguy, 1934 valid
subfamily: Rhopaliinae
tribe:
type species: Rhopaliana rufithorax Séguy, 1934 by monotypy
# species: 1
distribution: Palaearctic: Tunisia
senior synonym:
Stratiomydas Wilcox, Papavero and Pimentel, 1989 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Mydas rufiventris Macquart, 1850 by original designation
# species: 7
distribution: Nearctic: Mexico, USA; Neotropical: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru
senior synonym:
Syllegomydas Syllegomydas Becker, 1906 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Mydas cinctus Macquart, 1835 by designation by Sack (1934: 23)
# species: 26
distribution: Afrotropical: Chad, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe; Palaearctic: Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Libya, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia
senior synonym:
Syllegomydas Notobates Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Syllegomydas rhodesiensis Bequaert, 1938 by original designation
# species: 26
distribution: Afrotropical: Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
senior synonym:
Tongamya Stuckenberg, 1966 valid
subfamily: Megascelinae
tribe:
type species: Tongamya miranda Stuckenberg, 1966 by original designation
# species: 2
distribution: Afrotropical: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
senior synonym:
Triclonus Gerstaecker, 1868 synonym
subfamily: Diochlistinae
tribe:
type species: Mydas auripennis Westwood, 1835 by designation by Hardy (1942: 201)
# species: 0
distribution: Australasian: Australia
senior synonym: Diochlistus Gerstaecker, 1868
Utinga Wilcox, Papavero and Pimentel, 1989 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Mydini
type species: Utinga francai Wilcox, Papavero and Pimentel, 1989 by monotypy
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil
senior synonym:
Vespiodes Hesse, 1969 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Mydaselpidini
type species: Leptomydas conopeus Sack, 1935 by original designation
# species: 10
distribution: Afrotropical: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
senior synonym:

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