deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

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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 Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. (Montegu) Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Montegu, 6 km E 33°49'57''S 020°10'31''E 2002-10-07–2003-10-13 Irwin, M., Parker, F. 400 m USNM 1 0 0 Nontype USNMENT00914611 AAM-record-ID-006759
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Rietrivier mouth, near Port Alfred 33°34'46''S 026°56'14''E 1984-01-11 Gess, D. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009133 AAM-record-ID-018265
Syllegomydinae Halterorchini Mimadelphus vellosus Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical Namibia Südwest-Afrika (= Namibia) 23°00'00''S 017°00'00''E 1953-01-00–1953-03-00 Walter, H. SMNS 0 1 0 Holotype SMNS-H1M-Mimadelphus-vellosus-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006820
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 NMNW 1 0 0 Paratype AAM-007362 AAM-record-ID-011826
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneura paradoxa Bezzi, 1924 Afrotropical South Africa Gauteng Pretoria, Fairy Glen (= Faerie Glen) 25°46'24''S 028°18'03''E 1915-09-19 Munro, H. SAMC 1 0 0 Nontype SAM-DIP-A007154 AAM-record-ID-006913
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 1 0 0 Nontype USNMENT00832917 AAM-record-ID-009919
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas suffusipennis (Brunetti, 1929) Afrotropical Botswana Central Serowe, Farmers Brigade 22°09'58''S 026°43'31''E 1986-09-00 Forchhammer, P. NMSA 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-000836 AAM-record-ID-006650
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas dispar (Loew, 1852) Afrotropical Mozambique Sofala Beira 19°50'37''S 034°50'20''E 1961-09-02 Heinrich, G. CNC 0 1 0 Nontype CNCDiptera198886 AAM-record-ID-009519
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas consanguineus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Port Nolloth 29°15'17''S 016°52'18''E 1969-10-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 7 10 1 Nontype SAM-DIP-A012462 AAM-record-ID-006477
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas mauricei Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical Botswana Ngamiland Nokaneng 19°40'00''S 022°16'00''E 1965-04-18 Hardy, A. CSCA 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009916 AAM-record-ID-015003
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneura caffra Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Hilton, Grahamstown 33°15'00''S 026°20'00''E 1983-01-06 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002884 AAM-record-ID-006904
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Hardap Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib Desert Research Station Kuiseb River 23°33'45''S 015°02'38''E 1996-12-11–1996-12-16 Kapofi, I., Irwin, M. 420 m INHS 0 1 0 Nontype INHS-503361 AAM-record-ID-008873
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes cimbebasiensis Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical Namibia Hardap Excelsior No. 127 25°24'00''S 016°12'00''E 1969-05-07 Brown, H. SAMC 0 1 0 Paratype SAM-DIP-A007146 AAM-record-ID-014017
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas lineatus (Olivier, 1811) Palaearctic Israel Judaean highlands, Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus 31°47'33''N 035°14'39''E 1941-08-13 TAU 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-006062 AAM-record-ID-007076
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera namaquensis Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Nieuwerust (= Nuwerus) 31°09'00''S 018°22'00''E 1941-09-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 0 1 0 Holotype SAMC-H1M-Cephalocera-namaquensis-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006733
Syllegomydinae Halterorchini Namibimydas gaerdesi Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical Namibia Erongo Swakopmund, S side Swakop River mouth 22°41'33''S 014°31'37''E 2012-02-03 Dikow, T. 9 m USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00914601 AAM-record-ID-008544
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas flavitibialis Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Willowmore 33°17'00''S 023°29'00''E 1923-12-20 Brauns, J. SAMC 0 1 0 Paratype SAMC-P1M-Afroleptomydas-flavitibialis-Paratype AAM-record-ID-006484
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas aquilus Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical Namibia Erongo Karabib (= Karibib) 21°55'00''S 015°49'00''E 1959-05-20 Brown, H. SAMC 1 0 0 Holotype SAMC-H1F-Afroleptomydas-aquilus-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006459
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. (Papendorp) Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape S Papendorp 31°43'01''S 018°12'22''E 2009-09-29 Dikow, T., Londt, J. 9 m USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00832090 AAM-record-ID-009030
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape on road to Richtersveld National Park, between Annis and Dabie R 28°34'08''S 016°56'08''E 1997-09-19 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009236 AAM-record-ID-008812
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-009077 AAM-record-ID-018664
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Namaqualand, Sors Sors, 9 km NE Kamieskroon 30°09'11''S 018°00'37''E 1992-09-12 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009023 AAM-record-ID-018580
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas elachys Dikow, 2010 Afrotropical Zimbabwe Mashonaland West Rukommetje Research Station 16°06'00''S 029°15'00''E 1988-08-00 Weyrich, J. ZSMC 0 1 0 Holotype AAM-001117 AAM-record-ID-007045
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas sp. Palaearctic Morocco Larache Larache 35°11'50''N 006°09'12''W 1896-07-00 Tournier, C. MHNG 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-006157 AAM-record-ID-007110
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-009249 AAM-record-ID-018493
Syllegomydinae Halterorchini Namibimydas stuckenbergi Dikow, 2012 Afrotropical Namibia Karas Agate Beach, 10 km N Lüderitz 26°36'22''S 015°10'42''E 1974-02-18 Irwin, M., Irwin, B. 3 m NMSA 0 1 0 Holotype AAM-000858 AAM-record-ID-006877
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Hardap 24 km on road Stampriet to Aranos 24°14'00''S 018°35'00''E 2000-03-24 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009314 AAM-record-ID-018409
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Erongo Namib-Naukluft Park, Kuiseb River near Gobabeb 23°34'00''S 015°03'00''E 1983-02-18–1983-03-20 National Collection Kuiseb Survey SANC 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-005891 AAM-record-ID-006587
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas astrictus Dikow, 2010 Afrotropical Kenya Rift Valley Magadi Road, 46 air km SW Nairobi 01°34'00''S 036°27'24''E 1999-06-29 Pulawski, W., Schweikert, J. CAS 1 0 0 Paratype CASENT8380018 AAM-record-ID-007001
Syllegomydinae Mydaselpidini Vespiodes ruficeps Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical Zimbabwe Matebeland North Matetsi 18°03'00''S 026°36'00''E 1934-10-28 Stevenson, R. NMBZ 1 0 0 Holotype NMBZ-Vespiodes-ruficeps-Holotype AAM-record-ID-007146
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Oshana Oshakati, Ovamboland 17°47'02''S 015°41'58''E 1971-05-05 NMNW 1 0 0 Nontype NMNW-H2536 AAM-record-ID-018149
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas saeculus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Koup Siding 33°07'34''S 021°16'09''E 1962-10-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 0 1 0 Holotype SAMC-H1M-Afroleptomydas-saeculus-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006572
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 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009285 AAM-record-ID-018286
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas mauricei Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical Botswana Ghanzi Ghanzi, 7 km NE 21°32'00''S 021°49'00''E 1972-04-14 BMNH Southern Africa Expedition BMNH 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-000622 AAM-record-ID-006527
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes cimbebasiensis Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical Namibia Karas Swartbaas West No. 276 27°00'16''S 019°41'08''E 1972-04-19–1972-04-22 NMNW 1 0 0 Nontype NMNW-H7809 AAM-record-ID-006842
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 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-008986 AAM-record-ID-018606
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-009188 AAM-record-ID-018519
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Botterkloof Pass 31°48'50''S 019°15'50''E 2004-10-04 Hauser, M. 675 m Coll. Hauser 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-007409 AAM-record-ID-018083
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneura caffra Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Table Farm, Grahamstown 33°15'00''S 026°25'00''E 1971-02-12–1971-02-25 Gess, F. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002905 AAM-record-ID-018435
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas dispar (Loew, 1852) Afrotropical Mozambique Sofala Nova Chupanga 17°07'32''S 034°51'34''E 0000-10-27 Surcouf, J. MNHN 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-003269 AAM-record-ID-018062
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Boessmans riviermond 33°40'38''S 026°38'42''E 1985-12-27–1985-12-31 Londt, J. NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-007560 AAM-record-ID-018350
Syllegomydinae Halterorchini Namibimydas stuckenbergi Dikow, 2012 Afrotropical Namibia Karas Agate Beach, 10 km N Lüderitz 26°36'22''S 015°10'42''E 1974-02-18 Irwin, M., Irwin, B. 3 m NMSA 1 0 0 Paratype AAM-000853 AAM-record-ID-018231
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas arnoldi Bequaert, 1938 Afrotropical Zimbabwe Mashonaland East Kotwa 17°03'00''S 032°46'00''E 1986-08-31 Lillig, M., Potel, S. ZSMC 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000075 AAM-record-ID-006987
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas palestinensis (Bequaert, 1961) Palaearctic Israel Tel Aviv Tel Aviv 32°03'53''N 034°45'40''E 1977-06-23 Kaplan, F. TAU 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002832 AAM-record-ID-014593

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