Madiza britannica has been reared from wood debris and Madiza glabra has been reared from various dung and collected on carrion, in bird's nests, and on various flowers.
Postocellar setae only slightly converging or parallel; frons without interfrontal stripes, i.e. without an M-shaped area; lunule not extended towards lower margin of face; epistoma not extended dorsally. Anepisternum and anepimeron bare. Hind tibia not enlarged in male; hind tibia usually with tibial organ posteriorly in both sexes; first tarsomere of hind leg without a posteroventral comb of setae.
Palaearctic, Nearctic and Afrotropic Region