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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

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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. 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-000184 AAM-record-ID-018084
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas inhacae Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, mouth area 26°53'49''S 032°52'21''E 2011-10-11 Londt, J. 5 m NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-66598 AAM-record-ID-017832
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas proximus Séguy, 1928 Afrotropical Niger Niamey Niamey 13°31'00''N 002°07'00''E 1938-12-00 Chepard, L. MNHN 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-001219 AAM-record-ID-007102
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-009019 AAM-record-ID-018588
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-009085 AAM-record-ID-018672
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. (Gerstaecker, 1868) Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape on road to Richtersveld National Park, between Annis and Dabie R 28°34'08''S 016°56'08''E 1997-09-20 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009235 AAM-record-ID-018501
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Karas SW Klein-Aus-Vista 26°40'06''S 016°09'30''E 2003-09-24 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009311 AAM-record-ID-018417
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 USNMENT00832927 AAM-record-ID-009929
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Goegap Nature Reserve 29°39'55''S 017°59'54''E 2012-09-15–2012-09-17 Londt, J., Londt, A. 910 m NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-66567 AAM-record-ID-018332
Syllegomydinae Mydaselpidini Vespiodes rhodesiensis (Bequaert, 1951) Afrotropical Zambia North-Western Chilenga 13°31'00''S 023°05'00''E 1913-10-22 W., R. BMNH 1 0 0 Holotype BMNH-H1F-Vespiodes-rhodesiensis-Holotype AAM-record-ID-007145
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 USNMENT00832069 AAM-record-ID-009009
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Karas Barby Farm No. 26, 25 km WNW Helmeringhausen 22°55'00''S 016°37'00''E 1972-10-09 Hogue, C. LACM 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000459 AAM-record-ID-014902
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas browni Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical Namibia Okavango Angola-Namibia border beacon 24, Ovamboland 1970-04-19 Brown, H. SAMC 1 0 0 Paratype AAM-record-ID-006469
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Steytlerville, 6 km N 33°16'50''S 024°22'46''E 1999-11-21 Irwin, M., Schlinger, E., Parker, F. 420 m INHS 0 1 0 Nontype INHS-503328 AAM-record-ID-008883
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 USNMENT00891894 AAM-record-ID-014361
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Karas Barby 26 25°51'30''S 016°33'33''E 1972-10-02–1972-10-07 NMNW 0 1 0 Nontype NMNW-H9193 AAM-record-ID-018121
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical Namibia Karas Obib Mountains 28°00'12''S 016°38'46''E 1988-10-03–1988-10-07 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009185 AAM-record-ID-008795
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-009293 AAM-record-ID-018278
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 1997-04-21–1997-04-28 Kapofi, I., Irwin, M. 420 m Coll. Irwin 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-006552 AAM-record-ID-018038
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa North-West Lichtenburg 26°08'50''S 026°09'37''E 1963-10-15 Moore, A. USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00779827 AAM-record-ID-014028
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Koornplanskloof, 10 km S Citrusdal 32°40'00''S 019°01'28''E 1994-10-04–1994-10-08 Danielsson, R. 200–270 m MZLU 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-002965 AAM-record-ID-018032
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas algiricus (Gerstaecker, 1868) Palaearctic Tunisia Jendouba Tabarka, 15 km E 36°58'00''N 008°55'00''E 2000-06-13 Hauser, M. Coll. Hauser 1 1 0 Nontype AAM-000273–AAM-000274 AAM-record-ID-013679
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Ouberg Pass, by road 27 km NE of Mentagu 33°40'00''S 020°16'25''E 1986-12-04 Gess, F. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009263 AAM-record-ID-008823
Syllegomydinae Halterorchini Namibimydas gaerdesi Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical Namibia Erongo Sandwichhafen (= Sandwich Harbour) 23°22'04''S 014°30'04''E 1939-01-19 SMNS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-003841 AAM-record-ID-006871
Syllegomydinae Mydaselpidini Mydaselpis karooensis Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Willowmore 33°17'00''S 023°29'00''E 1922-01-05 Brauns, J. NMSA 0 1 0 Holotype NMSA-DIP-48093 AAM-record-ID-006822
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas inhacae Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Kosi Bay Nature Reserve 26°57'59''S 032°48'41''E 2011-02-19–2011-02-20 Londt, J. 25 m NMSA 1 0 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-57864 AAM-record-ID-008634
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas psammophilus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Paleisheuwel 32°28'25''S 018°43'19''E 1948-11-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 9 18 1 Holotype and Paratype SAMC-H1M-Afroleptomydas-psammophilus-Holotype and Paratype AAM-record-ID-006555
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas arnoldi Bequaert, 1938 Afrotropical South Africa Mpumalanga Crocodile River Road 25°20'00''S 031°43'00''E 1969-05-28 Starke, L. SANC 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000088 AAM-record-ID-006979
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas cognatus Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical Namibia Otjozondjupa Okahandja 21°59'00''S 016°54'48''E 1972-02-02–1972-02-04 BMNH Southern Africa Expedition BMNH 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000617 AAM-record-ID-006475
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes vansoni Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical Namibia Kunene Rooiberg No. 517, W Khorixas 20°27'00''S 014°35'00''E 1978-05-12 Whitehead, V. SAMC 0 1 0 Nontype SAM-DIP-A012479 AAM-record-ID-013806
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes cimbebasiensis Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Van Zylsrus, 90 km W 27°04'47''S 021°17'08''E 1990-03-26 Schwarz, M. CSCA 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-003000 AAM-record-ID-006861
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Nieuwoudtville, 6 km W on road to Vanrhynspass 31°22'17''S 019°02'30''E 1995-09-25 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009146 AAM-record-ID-018620
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Riet River Mouth, E side of river 33°33'37''S 027°00'52''E 2015-12-02 Dikow, T. 7 m USNM 0 0 0 Nontype USNMENT01146576 AAM-record-ID-019442
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Caprivi Ndopu Village, 1 km E Bukalo 17°43'00''S 024°31'00''E 2006-04-14–2006-04-20 Kirk-Spriggs, A. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009307 AAM-record-ID-018533
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas boothi Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Pearly Beach 34°40'09''S 019°30'00''E 1958-12-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 0 5 0 Paratype SAMC-P5M-Afroleptomydas-boothi-Paratype AAM-record-ID-018449
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Touwsrivier (= Touws River), 17 km NW 33°18'57''S 019°49'47''E 1986-11-20 Londt, J., Quickelberge 900 m NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-007553 AAM-record-ID-018364
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Clanwilliam 32°10'43''S 018°53'28''E 1977-09-27 Whitehead, V. SAMC 1 0 0 Nontype SAM-DIP-A014156 AAM-record-ID-006742
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Fram Dassiefontein, near Kamieskroon 30°09'00''S 017°59'00''E 1990-10-10 Eardley, C. SANC 1 1 0 Nontype AAM-005951–AAM-005952 AAM-record-ID-006753
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Erongo 7 km from Gaub Bridge toward Kuiseb River 23°27'00''S 015°48'00''E 1998-04-14 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009330 AAM-record-ID-008850
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 Holotype SAM-DIP-A007146 AAM-record-ID-006834
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Arenomydas partitus (Gerstaecker, 1868) Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Klip Vlei, Garies 30°25'00''S 017°54'00''E 1931-11-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 0 1 0 Nontype SAM-DIP-A007137 AAM-record-ID-018209
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-009014 AAM-record-ID-008760
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Arenomydas sentipes Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape between Leipoldtville and Elands Bay 32°15'41''S 018°25'32''E 1947-10-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 10 0 0 Holotype and Paratype SAMC-H1F-Arenomydas-sentipes-Holotype and Paratype AAM-record-ID-006699
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas junodi Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical Mozambique Maputo Maputo 25°57'00''S 032°34'00''E 1914-04-00–1914-07-00 Junod, H. BMNH 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-000714 AAM-record-ID-006501

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