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Asiloid Flies
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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 20 records.
Diochlistus analogus Paramonov, 1950 valid
type locality: Australia: Queensland: Eidsvold
type depository: ANIC-H1M*
original combination: Diochlistus analogus
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus apollinosus Paramonov, 1950 valid
type locality: Australia: South Australia: '407 miles E.W. Line' (655 km, probably near Ooldea)
type depository: AMS-H1F*
original combination: Diochlistus apollinosus
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus auripennis (Westwood, 1835) valid
type locality: Australia: : 'Nova Hollandia'
type depository: OXUM-S3
original combination: Midas auripennis
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus bispinifer (Westwood, 1848) synonym
type locality: Australia: : 'Australia occidentali.'
type depository: OXUM-H1
original combination: Mydas bispinifer
senior synonym: Diochlistus gracilis Macquart, 1847: 32 (sensu: : )
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus clavata (Macquart, 1850) homonym
type locality: Australia: : Nouvelle-Hollande (= Australia
type depository: MNHN-H1M*
original combination: Mydas clavata
senior synonym: Diochlistus gracilis Macquart, 1847: 32 (sensu: : )
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus clavigera (Walker, 1848) synonym
type locality: Australia: : 'New Holland' (= Australia)
type depository: BMNH-S2M*
original combination: Mydas clavigera
senior synonym: Diochlistus melleipennis Westwood, 1848: 87 (sensu: : )
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus edgari Paramonov, 1961 valid
type locality: Australia: Queensland: Morven, 12 km E
type depository: ANIC-H1M*
original combination: Diochlistus edgari
distribution: Australasian: Australia
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Diochlistus effracta (Walker, 1857) synonym
type locality: Australia: : 'Anstralia' [sic] (= Australia)
type depository: BMNH-H1F*
original combination: Mydas effracta
senior synonym: Diochlistus melleipennis Westwood, 1848: 87 (sensu: : )
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus flavipes (Thomson, 1869) synonym
type locality: Australia: New South Wales: Sidney (= Sydney)
type depository: ????
original combination: Harmophana flavipes
senior synonym: Diochlistus melleipennis Westwood, 1848: 87 (sensu: : )
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus fulvipennis (Macquart, 1850) synonym
type locality: Australia: : 'Nouvelle-Hollande' (= Australia)
type depository: MNHN-H1F*
original combination: Mydas fulvipennis
senior synonym: Diochlistus auripennis Westwood, 1835: 281 (sensu: : )
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus gracilis (Jaennicke, 1867) synonym
type locality: Australia: : 'Australia'
type depository: SMFD-H1?*
original combination: Mydas gracilis
senior synonym: Diochlistus gracilis Macquart, 1847: 32 (sensu: : )
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus gracilis (Macquart, 1847) valid
type locality: Australia: :
type depository: (not in MNHN)
original combination: Cephalocera gracilis
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus hackeri Paramonov, 1950 valid
type locality: Australia: Queensland: Mt. Tambourine
type depository: UQIC
original combination: Diochlistus hackeri
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus macquarti (Schiner, 1868) synonym
type locality: Australia: :
type depository: ????
original combination: Mydas macquarti
senior synonym: Diochlistus gracilis Macquart, 1847: 32 (sensu: : )
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus melleipennis (Westwood, 1848) valid
type locality: Australia: : 'Australia occidentali.'
type depository: ?BMNH
original combination: Mydas melleipennis
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus mitis Gerstaecker, 1868 valid
type locality: Australia: Western Australia: Swan River
type depository: ZMHB-S1M*-S1F*
original combination: Diochlistus mitis
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus neogracilis Hardy, 1949 valid
type locality: Australia: Queensland: Stanthorpe
type depository: ????
original combination: Diochlistus neogracilis
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus nicholsoni Mackerras, 1928 valid
type locality: Australia: South Australia: Ooldea
type depository: ANIC-H1F*
original combination: Diochlistus nicholsoni
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus paragracilis Paramonov, 1955 valid
type locality: Australia: Western Australia: Kukerin
type depository: WAM-H1M*
original combination: Diochlistus paragracilis
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note:
Diochlistus tenebrosus Paramonov, 1950 valid
type locality: Australia: New South Wales: Kincumber
type depository: ANIC-H1M*
original combination: Diochlistus tenebrosus
distribution: Australasian: Australia
distribution note: