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Occurrence data of Namibimydas and Nothomydas (Diptera: Asiloidea: Mydidae)

Latest version published by ZooKeys on Jan 23, 2012 ZooKeys

Occurrence data of two Mydidae genera from Namibia and South Africa - Namibimydas Hesse, 1972 and Nothomydas Hesse, 1969 - based on a new taxonomic revision published in African Invertebrates in 2012.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 21 records.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Dikow, T. 2012. Review of Namibimydas Hesse, 1972 and Nothomydas Hesse, 1969 (Diptera: Mydidae: Syllegomydinae: Halterorchini) with the description of new species. African Invertebrates 53(1): 79-111.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: e605458e-0106-414b-87d1-69669726db09.  ZooKeys publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Mydidae; Syllegomydinae; Afrotropical

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Who filled in the metadata:

Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Who else was associated with the resource:

Principal Investigator
Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Geographic Coverage

western Namibia and western South Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-37.33, 7.23], North East [-12.35, 38.13]

Taxonomic Coverage

Insecta: Diptera: Mydidae: Syllegomydinae: Namibimydas, Nothomydas

Species  Namibimydas gaerdesi,  Namibimydas prinsi,  Namibimydas psamminos,  Namibimydas stuckenbergi,  Nothomydas aquilonius,  Nothomydas gariepinus,  Nothomydas namaquensis,  Nothomydas picketti

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1939-01-19 / 2012-02-10

Project Data

No Description available

Title Phylogeny, revisionary taxonomy & the fossil record of asiloid flies (Diptera: Apioceridae, Asilidae, Mydidae)
Funding U.S. National Science Foundation (DEB 0919333)
Study Area Description world-wide
Design Description Taxonomic and phylogenetic research on Apioceridae, Asilidae, and Mydidae flies.

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Torsten Dikow

Collection Data

Collection Name several
Collection Identifier several
Parent Collection Identifier several
Specimen preservation methods Pinned

Additional Metadata

Purpose The occurrence data are made available as a unique data-set in order to facilitate the test of the species and distributional hypotheses postulated in this taxonomic revision/review.