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Asiloid Flies
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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 13 records.
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:
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:
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:
Dolichogaster Macquart, 1848 valid
subfamily: Mydinae
tribe: Dolichogastrini
type species: Mydas brevicornis Wiedemann, 1821 by monotypy
# species: 1
distribution: Neotropical: Brazil, Paraguay
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:
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
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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: