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Subfamily Mydinae

Order Diptera? - Mydas clavatus Mydas Fly? - Mydas clavatus Mydas Fly - Mydas weemsi Mydinae - Mydas clavatus Mydas Fly - Mydas maculiventris Mydid - Phyllomydas phyllocerus Mydas clavatus  - Mydas clavatus - female Mydas fly  - Mydas clavatus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Mydidae (Mydas Flies)
Subfamily Mydinae
29 spp. in 4 genera of 3 tribes in our area, >80 spp. in 12 genera of 4 tribes total (one monotypic tribe in S.America)(1)
New World group (Canada to Argentina); in our area, more diverse in the south, with just one sp. (the common Mydas clavatus) reaching Canada in the east(1)
Print References
Works Cited
1.Dikow T. (2001–2014) Asiloid Flies web-site
2.Studies of Mydidae (Diptera). IVb. Mydas and allies in the Americas (Mydinae, Mydini)
Joseph Wilcox, Nelson Papavero, Therezinha Pimentel. 1989. Museu Paraense "Emilo Goeldi", Coleção Emilie Snethlage, Belém, Brazil.