Occurrence data of Plyomydas (Dipter…

Occurrence dataset published by National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

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Summary

Full Title

Occurrence data of Plyomydas (Diptera: Asiloidea: Mydidae)

Description

Occurrence data of the Mydidae genus Plyomydas from Argentina, Peru, and Paraguay based on a new taxonomic review in 2017.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1907 - Dec 4, 2015

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC United States +1 202 633 1005
Metadata author
Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC United States +1 202 633 1005
Administrative contact
Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC United States +1 202 633 1005

doi:10.1016/j.rbe.2017.03.002

Published by

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Publication Date

May 11, 2017

Registration Date

Dec 21, 2016

Served by

NMNH IPT

Alternative Identifiers

  • DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1546…
  • UUID 7f2de377-9f9f-4276-b0b8-5c792…
  • Source webpage http://collections.nmnh.si.ed…

External Data

Metadata Documents

27 Georeferenced data

Other Contacts

Principal investigator
Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC United States +1 202 633 1005
Principal investigator
Torsten Dikow

Taxonomic Coverage

Insecta: Diptera: Mydidae: Mydinae: Messiasiini: Plyomydas

SPECIES
Plyomydas peruviensis, Plyomydas adelphe, Plyomydas phalarope

Deciphering the diversity and evolutionary history of Apioceridae, Asilidae, and Mydidae

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Study area description

world-wide

Design description

Taxonomic and phylogenetic research on Apioceridae, Asilidae, and Mydidae flies.

Funding

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, U.S. National Science Foundation (DEB 0919333), Field Museum of Natural History (Field Dreams award)

Project Personnel

Principal investigator
Torsten Dikow

Methodology

Collections

Method Steps

Collection name

several

Collection Identifier

several

Parent Collection Identifier

not applicable

Specimen Preservation method

Pinned

Curatorial Units

  • 29 ± 0 pins

References

Castillo, S. and Dikow, T. 2017. Taxonomic revision of Plyomydas Wilcox and Papavero, 1971 with the description of two new species and its transfer to Mydinae (Insecta: Diptera: Mydidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 61(2): 192-202.
10.1016/j.rbe.2017.03.002