deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Asiloid Flies
deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Sample of Asiloid Flies

Mydidae specimen table

Mydidae specimens identified/re-identified and geo-referenced by Torsten Dikow.
# specimens = 6,886
# species = 422
# genera = 65
last update: 19 May 2017

You can also search the GBIF database for additional specimen occurrence data.

Displaying 5544 records.
subfamily tribe subtribe genus species author zoo region country stateProvince locality coordinates date collector elevation collection # females # males # unknown specimen typeStatus catalogNumber AAMRecordID
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Riet Rivier mouth, near Port Alfred 33°34'46''S 026°56'14''E 1971-12-17 Gess, F. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009266 AAM-record-ID-018301
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas anthophilus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape halfway between Touws River and Hottentotskloof 33°17'42''S 019°45'37''E 1962-12-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 0 1 0 Holotype SAMC-H1M-Afroleptomydas-anthophilus-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006455
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Omasuti NW Etosha National Park at 18°43'S 14°35'E 18°43'00''S 014°35'00''E 1987-05-05 Irish, J., Marais, E. NMNW 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-005315 AAM-record-ID-018154
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas mauricei Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical Botswana Ngamiland N'dobe, Aha Hills 19°46'45''S 021°03'51''E 1965-04-20 Hardy, A. CSCA 0 0 1 Nontype AAM-009915 AAM-record-ID-006523
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneuroides natalensis Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Widenham 30°12'57''S 030°47'47''E 1987-02-27–1985-03-01 Weaving, A. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002831 AAM-record-ID-017996
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Notosyllegomydas brincki (Bequaert, 1959) Afrotropical Namibia Kunene Omutati 18°18'45''S 013°03'42''E 1951-06-05 Swedish South Africa Expedition MZLU 1 0 0 Paratype MZLU-2135:2 AAM-record-ID-006940
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas inhacae Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Ugundu lodge area 26°57'28''S 032°49'36''E 2011-10-08–2011-10-14 Londt, J. 20 m NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-66589 AAM-record-ID-017834
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes vansoni Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical Namibia Erongo Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib Desert Research Station, Kuiseb River 23°33'45''S 015°02'38''E 1997-03-05–1997-03-14 Kapofi, I., Irwin, M. 420 m INHS 0 1 0 Nontype INHS-503373 AAM-record-ID-006836
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Hispanomydas hispanicus (Arias, 1914) Palaearctic Spain Andalusia Cabo de Gata 36°49'11''N 002°44'40''W 2012-07-17 Almeida, J. USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00832929 AAM-record-ID-009931
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Arenomydas caerulescens Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Droe River at R27, 8,5 km NE Vanrhynsdorp, S of dry river bed 31°33'50''S 018°48'59''E 2009-09-28 Dikow, T., Londt, J. 147 m USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00832071 AAM-record-ID-009011
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. (Clanwilliam) Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Clanwilliam, 10 km S 32°13'39''S 018°50'50''E 2004-10-05–2004-10-25 Irwin, M., Parker, F., Hauser, M. 140 m USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00802781 AAM-record-ID-014841
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneura paradoxa Bezzi, 1924 Afrotropical South Africa Gauteng Pretoria North 25°40'00''S 028°10'00''E 0000-09-10 van Son, G. TMSA 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-000041 AAM-record-ID-006909
Syllegomydinae Halterorchini Namibimydas prinsi Hesse, 1974 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Paternoster 32°48'25''S 017°53'01''E 1973-02-13 Prins, A. SAMC 1 0 0 Paratype SAM-DIP-A007163 AAM-record-ID-021783
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Clanwilliam, 56 km NE, top of Botterkloof Pass 31°48'46''S 019°15'14''E 1996-11-12 Gaimari, S. 665 m INHS 0 1 0 Nontype INHS-503333 AAM-record-ID-008885
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas suffusipennis (Brunetti, 1929) Afrotropical Botswana Central Serowe, Farmers Brigade 22°09'58''S 026°43'31''E 1987-09-00 Forchhammer, P. USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00891895 AAM-record-ID-014364
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas vansoni Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical Botswana Ngamiland Maun 19°59'39''S 023°25'06''E 1930-05-18–1930-06-07 Vernay-Lang Kalahari Expedition TMSA 0 1 0 Paratype TMSA-Dip43 AAM-record-ID-019811
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape between Nieuwoudtville and top of Vanrhyns Pass 31°22'17''S 019°02'30''E 1990-09-29–1990-09-30 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009076 AAM-record-ID-018660
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Springbok, Hester Malan Nature Reserve (= Goegap Nature Reserve) 29°40'00''S 018°02'00''E 1989-10-10–1989-10-11 Gess, D. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009189 AAM-record-ID-008797
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Riet Rivier mouth, near Port Alfred 33°34'46''S 026°56'14''E 1984-01-11 Gess, F. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009295 AAM-record-ID-018276
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Namaqualand, Sors Sors, 9 km NE Kamieskroon 30°09'11''S 018°00'37''E 1992-09-17 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-005935 AAM-record-ID-018573
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas braunsi (Bezzi, 1924) Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Willowmore 33°17'00''S 023°29'00''E 0000-00-00 Brauns, J. ZSMC 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-006555 AAM-record-ID-018033
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Anenous 29°14'30''S 017°34'45''E 1988-10-11–1988-12-03 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009254 AAM-record-ID-018489
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa North-West Lichtenburg 26°08'50''S 026°09'37''E 1963-10-14 Moore, A. USNM 0 0 0 Nontype USNMENT00779837 AAM-record-ID-014030
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Neolaparopsis puncturatus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Ndumu Reserve 26°52'00''S 032°15'00''E 1963-12-01–1963-12-10 Stuckenberg, B., Stuckenberg, P. SAMC 1 0 0 Holotype SAMC-H1F-Neolaparopsis-puncturatus-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006880
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Arenomydas callosus (Wiedemann, 1828) Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Ysterfontein (= Yzerfontein), Atlantic coast 33°20'58''S 018°09'15''E 1964-10-20 Stuckenberg, B., Stuckenberg, B. NMSA 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-002990 AAM-record-ID-017961
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas milnertonensis Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Milnerton 33°52'00''S 018°29'00''E 1926-01-00 Junod, H. BMNH 0 1 0 Paratype BMNH-P1M-Afroleptomydas-milnertonensis-Paratype AAM-record-ID-018405
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Haplomydas crassipes Bezzi, 1924 Afrotropical Namibia Otjozondjupa Gross Barmen Resort 22°06'42''S 016°44'48''E 1992-03-19 O'Brian, C., O'Brian, L., Marshall, G. CSCA 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009904 AAM-record-ID-015019
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Hispanomydas hispanicus (Arias, 1904) Palaearctic Spain Andalusia Cabo de Gata, Nijar-Retamar 36°49'11''N 002°17'06''W 2012-07-17 Almeida, J. USNM 1 0 0 Nontype USNMENT00832987 AAM-record-ID-009991
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas proximus Séguy, 1928 Afrotropical Niger Niamey Niamey 13°31'00''N 002°07'00''E 1977-11-16 Ritchie, J. BMNH 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000663 AAM-record-ID-007104
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas junodi Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical Mozambique Maputo Lourenço-Marqués (= Maputo) 25°57'00''S 032°34'00''E 0000-00-00 Audeoud, G. MHNG 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-006155 AAM-record-ID-006499
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas astrictus Dikow, 2010 Afrotropical Kenya Rift Valley Olorgesailie National Monument,near Ol Keju Nyiro River 01°34'47''S 036°26'50''E 2011-07-24–2011-08-07 Copeland, R. 979 m NMKE 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-006076 AAM-record-ID-019930
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas gestroi (Séguy, 1932) Palaearctic Libya Jalu Gialo (= Jalu) 29°02'06''N 021°32'50''E 1931-06-00 Miss. Zool. a Cufra MSNG 1 0 0 Holotype MSNG-H1F-Syllegomydas-gestroi-Holotype AAM-record-ID-007048
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Riet Rivier mouth, near Port Alfred 33°34'46''S 026°56'14''E 1973-12-28 Gess, F. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009272 AAM-record-ID-008825
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Clanwilliam Dam 32°11'30''S 018°53'42''E 1988-10-03–1988-10-07 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-008990 AAM-record-ID-018602
Syllegomydinae Mydaselpidini Mydaselpis mimeticus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa North-West Rustenburg 25°40'00''S 027°15'00''E 1947-12-00 Capener, A. NMSA 1 0 0 Holotype NMSA-DIP-53115 AAM-record-ID-006823
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Springbok, Hester Malan Nature Reserve (= Goegap Nature Reserve) 29°40'00''S 018°02'00''E 1989-10-10–1989-10-11 Gess, D. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009187 AAM-record-ID-018515
Syllegomydinae Halterorchini Namibimydas psamminos Dikow, 2012 Afrotropical Namibia Hardap Namib-Skeleton Coast National Park, Sesriem, Elim Dune 24°27'28''S 015°46'37''E 2012-02-09 Dikow, T. 826 m USNM 1 0 0 Paratype USNMENT00832166 AAM-record-ID-008636
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas rusticanus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Richmond District 31°24'48''S 023°56'48''E 1939-11-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 2 1 0 Holotype and Paratype SAMC-H1M-Afroleptomydas-rusticanus-Holotype and Paratype AAM-record-ID-006568
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas mauricei Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical Botswana Central Gweta, 40,2 km W 20°17'00''S 024°54'00''E 1972-04-21–1972-04-22 BMNH Southern Africa Expedition BMNH 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-000620 AAM-record-ID-006525
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas suffusipennis (Brunetti, 1929) Afrotropical Botswana Central Serowe, Farmers Brigade 22°09'58''S 026°43'31''E 1985-09-30 Forchhammer, P. NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000832 AAM-record-ID-018346
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas heothinos Dikow, 2010 Afrotropical Kenya Eastern Kiboko 02°10'00''S 037°43'00''E 1981-07-16 Markham, R. BMNH 1 1 0 Paratype AAM-000138–AAM-000139 AAM-record-ID-007058
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes vansoni Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical Namibia Karas Mukorob No. 14 25°29'00''S 018°10'00''E 1974-04-12–1974-04-14 NMNW 1 0 0 Nontype NMNW-H18283 AAM-record-ID-013808
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Haplomydas crassipes Bezzi, 1924 Afrotropical Namibia Omaheke Witvlei 22°24'35''S 018°29'30''E 1970-03-01 Ross, E. CAS 0 1 0 Nontype CASENT8380009 AAM-record-ID-006795
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera longirostris (Wiedemann, 1830) Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Kamieskroon 30°12'00''S 017°56'00''E 1930-09-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 0 1 0 Nontype SAM-DIP-A006935 AAM-record-ID-018222

Pages