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Distribution path and Subregions of Afrotropical (More Checklists)
Path: Ecozones - Afrotropical
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Afrotropical
Class
Afrotropical
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 214 families, 6249 genera, 46968 species
Tree
Subclass
Afrotropical
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 213 families, 6239 genera, 46950 species
Tree
Infraclass
Afrotropical
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 200 families, 6140 genera, 46559 species
Tree
Superorder
Afrotropical
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 180 families, 6006 genera, 46246 species
Tree
Order
Afrotropical
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 33 families, 337 genera, 3413 species
Tree
Suborder
Afrotropical
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 26 families, 223 genera, 1873 species
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Families176    worldwide
Genera12.671    worldwide
Species179.253    worldwide
Common namesShort-horned flies, Muscoid flies, Circular-seamed flies, Flies
German namesFliegen, Kurzhörner
Danish namesFluer
Finnish namesMuumiokotelokärpäset, Kärpäset
Norwegian namesLaverestående fluer
Swedish namesFlugor
AuthorMacquart, 1834
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Kaukasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean, West American subregion)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic, South Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, Bering Sea, Bering Strait)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Sea)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Bay of Bengal)


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesBrachycera in bie.ala.org.au
Brachycera in faunaeur.org
Brachycera in itis.gov
Brachycera in dyntaxa.se
Brachycera in Wikipedia (English)
Infraorder
Afrotropical
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     6 families, 154 genera, 1657 species
Infraorder
Afrotropical
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     18 families, 65 genera, 212 species
Infraorder
Afrotropical
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species
Infraorder
Afrotropical
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Afrotropical
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 6 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1620 SpeciesRobber flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 6 SpeciesBlow flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 3 SpeciesEye flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 14 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 5 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 4 SpeciesBrine fly
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesLouse Flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesHouse flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBot flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 54 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 31 SpeciesSignal flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 6 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 1 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 54 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTherevids
26 Families with 1873 Species in Afrotropical
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderBrachycera
Short-horned flies, Muscoid flies, Circular-seamed flies, Flies
AuthorMacquart, 1834
 
Synonyms
Chloropoidea
Drosophiloidea
Lauxanididea
Micropezoidea
Milichioidea
Nothyboidea
Pallopteroidea

Keywords
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