deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

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Asiloid Flies
deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Sample of Asiloid Flies

Mydidae species catalog

Species catalog of 478 valid Mydidae species (563 names including 6 subspecies, 57 synonyms, 6 homonyms, 3 nomina nuda, and 11 unavailable names). Last updated 2017-05-19.

Displaying 11 records.
Arenomydas bunochilus Hesse, 1969 valid
type locality: South Africa: Western Cape: Dikbome
type depository: SAMC-H1M*
original combination: Arenomydas bunochilus
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas caerulescens Hesse, 1969 valid
type locality: South Africa: Western Cape: Papendorp
type depository: SAMC-H1M*
original combination: Arenomydas caerulescens
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas caerulescens Hesse, 1969 unavailable
subspecies: var. aridicolus
type locality: South Africa: Northern Cape: Knersvlakte
type depository: SAMC-H1F*
original combination: Arenomydas caerulescens var. aridicolus
senior synonym: (sensu: : )
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas callosus (Wiedemann, 1828) valid
type locality: South Africa: : 'Vom Hoffnungskap' (= Cape of Good Hope)
type depository: ZMUC-S ZMHB-S1M*
original combination: Midas callosus
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas callosus Hesse, 1969 unavailable
subspecies: var. thorni
type locality: South Africa: Western Cape: Ysterfontein
type depository: SAMC-H1F*
original combination: Arenomydas callosus var. thorni
senior synonym: (sensu: : )
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas lightfooti Hesse, 1969 valid
type locality: South Africa: Northern Cape: Jackals Water
type depository: SAMC-H1F*
original combination: Arenomydas lightfooti
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas namaquensis Hesse, 1969 valid
type locality: South Africa: Northern Cape: Springbok
type depository: SAMC-H1F*
original combination: Arenomydas namaquensis
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas niger (Macquart, 1838) valid
type locality: South Africa: : 'Du Cap' (= Cape of Good Hope)
type depository: MNHN-H1F*
original combination: Cephalocera niger
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas partitus (Gerstaecker, 1868) valid
type locality: South Africa: : 'Africa australis' (= South Africa)
type depository: ZMHB-H1M*
original combination: Cephalocera partitus
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas pleurostictus Hesse, 1969 valid
type locality: South Africa: Northern Cape: Steinkopf, 24 km N
type depository: TMSA-H1F*
original combination: Arenomydas pleurostictus
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note:
Arenomydas sentipes Hesse, 1969 valid
type locality: South Africa: Western Cape: between Leipoldtville and Elands Bay
type depository: SAMC-H1F*
original combination: Arenomydas sentipes
distribution: Afrotropical: South Africa
distribution note: