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Occurrence data of Ectyphus and Parectyphus (Diptera: Asiloidea: Mydidae)

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Occurrence data of two Mydidae genera from Namibia, Kenya, and South Africa - Ectyphus Gerstaecker, 1868 and Parectyphus Hesse, 1972 - based on a new taxonomic revision published in ZooKeys in 2010.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Lyons, K.M. and Dikow, T. 2010. Taxonomic revision of Ectyphus Gerstaecker, 1868 and Parectyphus Hesse, 1972 with a key to world Ectyphinae (Insecta: Diptera: Mydidae). ZooKeys 73: 25-59.

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Keywords

Mydidae; Ectyphinae; 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

primarily South Africa, but also in Namibia and Kenya

Bounding Coordinates -38.71, 11.04 / 6.88, 46.91 (min, max Latitude / min, max Longitude)

Taxonomic Coverage

Insecta: Diptera: Mydidae: Ectyphinae: Ectyphus, Parectyphus

Species  Ectyphus abdominalis,  Ectyphus armipes,  Ectyphus capillatus,  Ectyphus pinguis,  Ectyphus pretoriensis,  Ectyphus amboseli,  Parectyphus namibiensis

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1834-11-30 / 1988-12-14

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.