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

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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 Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas opacicinctus 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 0 1 0 Paratype AAM-007630 AAM-record-ID-018195
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas subclausus (Hesse, 1969) Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Spektakel 29°39'00''S 017°36'00''E 0000-00-00 SAMC 1 0 0 Holotype SAMC-H1F-Afroleptomydas-subclausus-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006633
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas mauricei Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical Botswana Ngamiland Sehitwa, 3 km NE 20°22'00''S 022°46'00''E 1972-04-15–1972-04-16 BMNH Southern Africa Expedition BMNH 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000632 AAM-record-ID-006529
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-000855 AAM-record-ID-018232
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneuroides brunneus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical Mozambique Inhambane Inhaca Island 26°01'00''S 032°58'00''E 1954-12-00 Callan, E. SAMC 1 0 0 Paratype SAMC-P1F-Nomoneuroides-brunneus-Paratype AAM-record-ID-017997
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 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-002834 AAM-record-ID-014595
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-009051 AAM-record-ID-018638
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-009111 AAM-record-ID-018551
Syllegomydinae Halterorchini Mydina Halterorchis sp. (Drury, 1773) Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Blocuso Trust Nature Reserve 28°38'55''S 020°58'54''E 2015-03-18 Londt, J., Londt, A. 825 m NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-74468 AAM-record-ID-018467
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Arenomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Bokbaai, 15 km W Atlantis 33°34'00''S 18°21'00''E 1996-11-10 Holston, K. INHS 1 0 0 Nontype INHS-503378 AAM-record-ID-018383
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Algoa Bay 33°41'34''S 025°56'39''E 1898-01-20 Brauns, J. NHMW 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009566 AAM-record-ID-017867
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, H. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009139 AAM-record-ID-018273
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Erongo Brandberg, inside Hungorob ravine at 21°11'30''S 014°31'40''E 1998-10-14–1998-10-16 Butlin, R., Altringham, J. 1200 m NMNW 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-004244 AAM-record-ID-018163
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas proximus Séguy, 1928 Afrotropical Niger Zinder Dungass (= Dengas) 13°04'05''N 009°20'23''E 1910-11-00 Gaillard, R. MNHN 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-001224 AAM-record-ID-017954
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 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-000066 AAM-record-ID-018088
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 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 1 0 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-66601 AAM-record-ID-017824
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Arenomydas namaquensis Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Goegap, near Kraalwater 29°37'00''S 018°00'00''E 1994-10-03–1994-10-04 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000555 AAM-record-ID-006693
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes vansoni Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical Namibia Kunene Outjo, Bethanis No. 514 20°24'00''S 014°24'00''E 1973-05-08–1973-05-10 NMNW 0 1 0 Nontype NMNW-H12727 AAM-record-ID-012569
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas astrictus Dikow, 2010 Afrotropical Kenya Rift Valley Chyulu Hills 02°36'00''S 037°51'00''E 2006-07-01–2006-07-08 Copeland, R. USNM 0 1 0 Paratype USNMENT00779897 AAM-record-ID-007003
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 USNMENT00832919 AAM-record-ID-009921
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Steinkopf, 40 km N 28°53'58''S 017°43'27''E 1982-09-23 Whitehead, V. SAMC 0 1 0 Nontype SAM-DIP-A012481 AAM-record-ID-006618
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 Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Hardap Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib Desert Research Station Kuiseb River 23°33'45''S 015°02'38''E 1996-12-27–1997-01-01 Kapofi, I., Irwin, M. 420 m INHS 1 0 0 Nontype INHS-503366 AAM-record-ID-008875
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape 19 km from Clanwilliam on old road to Citrusdal 32°17'34''S 018°56'22''E 1991-10-02 Gess, D. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009175 AAM-record-ID-008785
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Willowmore 33°17'00''S 023°29'00''E 1903-11-15 Brauns, J. USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00779794 AAM-record-ID-014020
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas dispar (Loew, 1852) Afrotropical Mozambique Sofala Beira 19°50'37''S 034°50'20''E 1961-09-02 Heinrich, G. CAS 0 1 0 Nontype CASENT8380012 AAM-record-ID-007033
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas arnoldi Bequaert, 1938 Afrotropical Zimbabwe Mashonaland East Kotwa 17°03'00''S 032°46'00''E 1986-08-30 Lillig, M., Potel, S. ZSMC 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000078 AAM-record-ID-006989
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 1 0 0 Nontype USNMENT00832094 AAM-record-ID-009032
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Casis, 39 km WSW of Kamieskroon, 6 km ENE Wallekraal 30°21'50''S 017°35'15''E 1992-09-14 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009243 AAM-record-ID-008815
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneuroides natalensis Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Mpenjati Nature Reserve 30°58'29''S 030°16'56''E 2011-01-22–2011-01-23 Londt, J., Londt, A. 7 m NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-57883 AAM-record-ID-008626
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas occidentalis Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Velddrif 32°47'00''S 018°10'00''E 1966-11-05 Michener, C. SAMC 0 1 0 Holotype SAMC-H1M-Afroleptomydas-occidentalis-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006540
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas mauricei Bequaert, 1963 Afrotropical Botswana Ngamiland N'Gami (= Lake Ngami) 20°25'43''S 022°48'16''E 1930-05-11–1930-05-16 Vernay-Lang Kalahari Expedition SAMC 0 1 0 Paratype SAMC-P1M-Afroleptomydas-mauricei-Paratype AAM-record-ID-006518
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Hispanomydas hispanicus (Arias, 1914) Palaearctic Spain Andalucía Punta Entinas-Sabinar Natural Area and Reserve 36°41'17''N 002°43'15''W 2011-07-10 Rodriguez, F. USNM 3 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00914595 AAM-record-ID-007492
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape 5 km W Clanwilliam road to Graafwater 32°09'54''S 018°50'33''E 1988-10-05–1988-10-06 Gess, F., Gess, K. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-008981 AAM-record-ID-018612
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Hispanomydas hispanicus (Arias, 1914) Palaearctic Spain Alicante Alicante 38°20'43''N 000°28'50''W 1973-07-05–1973-07-15 Guichard, K. BMNH 1 0 0 Nontype BMNH(E)1303951 AAM-record-ID-018705
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Richtersveld National Park, Koeroegabvlakte 28°11'00''S 017°03'00''E 1995-09-17–1995-09-24 Gess, F., Gess, S., Gess, R. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009208 AAM-record-ID-018525
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneura caffra Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Hilton, Grahamstown 33°15'00''S 026°20'00''E 1971-01-25–1971-01-31 Gess, F. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002898 AAM-record-ID-018441
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-006846
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Namqua National Park, 22 km NE Soubatsfontein 30°09'56''S 017°46'08''E 2012-09-14 Londt, J., Londt, A. 600 m NMSA 1 0 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-66558 AAM-record-ID-018356
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas claripennis (Becker, 1906) Palaearctic Tunisia Médenine Ras Tourgueness (= Taguermess) 33°49'25''N 011°02'37''E 1978-07-27 Guichard, K., Else, G., Else, A. BMNH 0 2 0 Nontype AAM-006112–AAM-006113 AAM-record-ID-007017
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas rufithorax (Wiedemann, 1821) Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Koelenhof 33°52'17''S 018°49'09''E 1962-00-00 De Klerk TMSA 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-005940 AAM-record-ID-006563
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

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