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 Mydaselpidini Mydaselpis peringueyi Bezzi, 1924 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Leipoldtville 32°13'00''S 018°29'00''E 1956-11-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 1 0 0 Allotype Mydaselpis peringueyi var. hesperus SAMC-A1F-Mydaselpis-peringueyi-Allotype Mydaselpis peringueyi var. hesperus AAM-record-ID-018005
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 Syllegomydas vittatus (Wiedemann, 1828) Palaearctic Israel South Tzeelim (= Tze'elim), 1 km S 31°18'48''N 035°14'19''E 1963-07-30 Pener, M., Amitai, P., Levy, G. TAU 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002936 AAM-record-ID-007131
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Haplomydas crassipes Bezzi, 1924 Afrotropical Mozambique Manica Inhacoro (= Nhacolo) 16°42'57''S 034°15'10''E 1928-05-00 Lesne, P. MNHN 0 1 0 Paratype Heleomydas lesnei Séguy, 1929 MNHN-P1M-Haplomydas-crassipes-Paratype Heleomydas lesnei Séguy, 1929 AAM-record-ID-006793
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes cimbebasiensis Hesse, 1972 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-74458 AAM-record-ID-018471
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape 11 km W of Clanwilliam on road to Graafwater 32°09'57''S 018°47'18''E 1990-10-02–1990-10-08 Gess, F., Gess, K. AMGS 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009155 AAM-record-ID-018387
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Haplomydas crassipes Bezzi, 1924 Afrotropical Botswana Kgatleng Mochudi 24°25'00''S 026°08'00''E 1982-04-19–1982-04-21 Louw, S. BMSA 0 1 0 Nontype BMSA(D)00088 AAM-record-ID-018056
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. (Kagga) Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve 32°45'00''S 019°34'00''E 2008-11-22–2008-11-23 Londt, J. 1075 m NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-70294 AAM-record-ID-006629
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, R. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009143 AAM-record-ID-018269
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera brachyptera Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Citrusdal District 32°35'00''S 019°01'00''E 1948-11-00 SAM Museum Staff SAMC 4 3 0 Holotype and Paratype SAMC-H1M-Cephalocera-brachyptera-Holotype and Paratype AAM-record-ID-006709
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas inhacae Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Kosi Bay Nature Reserve 26°57'49''S 032°48'39''E 2011-10-09–2011-10-13 Williams, K. DMSA 1 0 0 Nontype DMSA-DIP-7078 AAM-record-ID-021664
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Kunene Outjo, 3.2 km NW 20°05'25''S 016°07'37''E 1958-05-14 Ross, E., Leech, R. 1250 m CAS 1 0 0 Nontype CASENT8380015 AAM-record-ID-017957
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Agaperemius hirtus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical Namibia Karas Diamond Area 1, Schlafkuppe 27°47'00''S 016°46'00''E 1980-10-25 Coetzee, C. NMNW 0 1 0 Nontype NMNW-H42889 AAM-record-ID-006675
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas sp. nov. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Die Panne Nature Reserve 32°36'08''S 018°18'04''E 1972-01-05–1972-01-06 BMNH Southern Africa Expedition BMNH 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002856 AAM-record-ID-018251
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-009065 AAM-record-ID-018652
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Hardap 24 km on road Stampriet to Aranos 24°13'46''S 018°36'03''E 2000-04-01 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002773 AAM-record-ID-017944
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Eland's Bay 32°18'44''S 018°20'29''E 1979-11-13 Whitehead, V. SAMC 0 1 0 Nontype SAM-DIP-A012449 AAM-record-ID-006606
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 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009127 AAM-record-ID-018565
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-66602 AAM-record-ID-017828
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas dallonii (Séguy, 1936) Palaearctic Tunisia Gafsa Bou Hedma 34°28'00''N 009°35'00''E 1929-04-00 Dumont, C. MNHN 1 2 0 Nontype AAM-001205–AAM-001207 AAM-record-ID-007020
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Namadytes cimbebasiensis Hesse, 1972 Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Kgalagadi Transfontier Park, Kalahari Tented Camp 25°47'08''S 020°01'01''E 2012-04-11 Londt, J. 947 m NMSA 0 1 0 Nontype NMSA-DIP-66615 AAM-record-ID-012712
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Syllegomydas heothinos Dikow, 2010 Afrotropical Kenya Eastern Makueni 01°48'00''S 037°37'00''E 1957-00-00 Pearsons, B. BMNH 1 0 0 Paratype AAM-001108 AAM-record-ID-007055
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 1997-09-20 Gess, F., Gess, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009237 AAM-record-ID-018413
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 USNMENT00832923 AAM-record-ID-009925
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-000664 AAM-record-ID-018328
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocerodes oldroydi (Bequaert, 1963) Afrotropical Zimbabwe Bulawayo Bulawayo 20°09'00''S 028°35'00''E 1924-06-03 Rhodesia Museum BMNH 0 1 0 Holotype BMNH-H1M-Cephalocerodes-oldroydi-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006767
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Northern Cape Wallekraal, 4 km E 30°21'58''S 017°33'28''E 1973-11-26 Whitehead, V. SAMC 1 0 0 Nontype SAM-DIP-A012438 AAM-record-ID-006604
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Hardap Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib Desert Research Station Kuiseb River 23°33'45''S 015°02'38''E 1997-01-01–1997-01-08 Kapofi, I., Irwin, M. 420 m INHS 0 1 0 Nontype INHS-503351 AAM-record-ID-008879
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 1 1 0 Nontype AAM-record-ID-014354
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical Namibia Oshana Ondangua (= Ondangwa), 10 km W, Ovamboland 17°50'40''S 015°53'55''E 1971-05-07 NMNW 1 0 0 Nontype NMNW-H2545 AAM-record-ID-018147
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera 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-009179 AAM-record-ID-008789
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, S. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009289 AAM-record-ID-018282
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Karoo National Park 32°19'00''S 022°30'00''E 1993-11-13 Koch, F. ZMHB 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-006546 AAM-record-ID-018034
Syllegomydinae Mydaselpidini Mydaselpis ngurumani Dikow, 2010 Afrotropical Kenya Rift Valley Nguruman, near Sampu River and base of Nguruman Escarpment 01°54'02''S 036°03'01''E 2011-06-05–2011-06-19 Copeland, R. 723 m NMKE 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-000574 AAM-record-ID-019922
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Willowmore 33°17'00''S 023°29'00''E 1904-03-15 Brauns, J. USNM 0 1 0 Nontype USNMENT00779804 AAM-record-ID-014024
Syllegomydinae Cephalocerini Cephalocera longirostris (Wiedemann, 1830) Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape Clanwilliam 32°10'43''S 018°53'28''E 1928-09-05 Brauns, J. MZLU 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-002961 AAM-record-ID-018031
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 1 0 0 Nontype AAM-009029 AAM-record-ID-018594
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-009095 AAM-record-ID-018678
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. (Steyskal, 1956) 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-009219 AAM-record-ID-018507
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Nomoneuroides brunneus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Mtunzini 28°57'00''S 031°45'00''E 1926-04-04 TMSA 1 0 0 Holotype Nomoneuroides brunneus var. fuscifrons Hesse, 1969 TMSA-Dip33 AAM-record-ID-006921
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 Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas sp. Afrotropical South Africa Western Cape 43 km ENE of Ceres on road to Southerland 33°13'01''S 019°43'01''E 1989-12-02–1989-12-03 Gess, H. AMGS 0 1 0 Nontype AAM-009247 AAM-record-ID-008819
Syllegomydinae Syllegomydini Afroleptomydas lampronotus Hesse, 1969 Afrotropical South Africa Eastern Cape Willowmore 33°17'00''S 023°29'00''E 1923-12-25 Brauns, J. NMSA 0 1 0 Holotype NMSA-Afroleptomydas-lampronotus-Holotype AAM-record-ID-006505

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