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Occurrence data of Namadytes (Diptera: Asiloidea: Mydidae)

Latest version published by National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution on Mar 31, 2017 National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Occurrence data of the Mydidae genus Namadytes from Namibia and South Africa based on a new taxonomic review in 2013.

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 69 records.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Dikow, T. and Leon, S. 2014. Review of the genus Namadytes Hesse, 1969 (Insecta: Diptera: Mydidae: Syllegomydinae). Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e1071

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 5e6acf4c-e913-45fd-8466-5c0b92c322dd.  National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Mydidae; Syllegomydinae; Afrotropical; Occurrence; Specimen

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 20008 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Geographic Coverage

Namibia and South Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-37.33, 6.17], North East [-15.76, 34.26]

Taxonomic Coverage

Insecta: Diptera: Mydidae: Syllegomydinae: Namadytes

Species  Namadytes cimbebasiensis,  Namadytes maculiventris,  Namadytes vansoni

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1933-04-30 / 2012-04-14

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 Not applicable
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.
Alternative Identifiers 5e6acf4c-e913-45fd-8466-5c0b92c322dd
http://collections.nmnh.si.edu/ipt/resource?r=mydidae_namadytes