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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 29 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:
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:
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:
Eremohaplomydas Bequaert, 1959 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Syllegomydini
type species: Eremohaplomydas desertorum Bequaert, 1959 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia
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:
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
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:
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:
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:
Mimadelphus Hesse, 1972 valid
subfamily: Syllegomydinae
tribe: Halterorchini
type species: Mimadelphus vellosus Hesse, 1972 by original designation
# species: 1
distribution: Afrotropical: Namibia
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:

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