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Distribution path and Subregions of America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America
Subregions: Caribbean (Caribbean islands, San Andrés and Providencia), Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), North America (Bermuda Islands, Canada, Eastern North America, Greenland, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, Rocky Mountains, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, USA), South America (Amazon basin, Andes, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Northern South America, Paraguay, Peru, Southern South America, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela), West American subregion
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in America
Class
America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1260 families, 37523 genera, 346029 species
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Subclass
America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1233 families, 37258 genera, 345526 species
Tree
Infraclass
America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1103 families, 36609 genera, 341854 species
Tree
Superorder
America
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 612 families, 28784 genera, 292863 species
Tree
Order
America
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 163 families, 6288 genera, 65141 species
Tree
Suborder
America
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 115 families, 4939 genera, 45107 species
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Families176    worldwide
Genera12.671    worldwide
Species179.256    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
America
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     18 families, 966 genera, 12592 species
Infraorder
America
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     82 families, 3627 genera, 28845 species
Infraorder
America
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     6 families, 222 genera, 1618 species
Infraorder
America
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     7 families, 122 genera, 2045 species
Infraorder
America
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 1 genus, 6 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in America
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 3 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 188 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 1516 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alinkidae (Krzemi& 324;ski, 1992) - 1 Species
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1028 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 35 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 113 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 2 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3684 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 76 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 12 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 38 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 11 SpeciesSap flies
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 5 Species
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 4 Species
Bolbomyiidae (Stuckenberg, 2001) - 5 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2163 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 70 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 432 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 6 SpeciesCamillid flies
Campichoetidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 1 Species
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 59 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 29 SpeciesFilth flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 1 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 142 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chimeromyiidae (Grimaldi & Cumming, 2009) - 1 Species
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 881 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 20 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 208 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 7 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 323 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 5 Species
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 24 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 9 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 13 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3192 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1215 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 24 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1195 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 994 SpeciesBrine fly
Eurychoromyiidae (Hennig, 1958) -> Lauxaniidae - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed flies
Evocoidae (Yeates, Irwin & Wiegmann, 2006) - 1 Species
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 206 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 3 Species
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 4 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 6 SpeciesKelp flies
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) - 2 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 3 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 291 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 31 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 90 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 760 SpeciesHybotid flies
Inbiomyiidae (Buck, 2006) - 11 Species
Ironomyiidae (Mcalpine & Martin, 1966) - 1 SpeciesIronic flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 622 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 249 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 10 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 325 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 142 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1871 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 208 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 234 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 2 Species
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 82 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 44 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 61 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 36 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 134 SpeciesBot flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 14 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Oreoleptidae (Zloty, Sinclair & Pritchard, 2005) - 1 Species
Otitidae (Macquart, 1835) -> Ulidiidae - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 27 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 28 SpeciesTimber flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 15 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 45 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 2130 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 85 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 561 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 123 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 108 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 169 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 69 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 71 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionemestriidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 1 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 262 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 299 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 181 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Richardiidae (Snow, 1896) -> Richardidae - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 34 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1706 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 221 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 198 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 360 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 112 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 7 Species
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 689 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1256 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 161 SpeciesBat flies
Syringogastridae (Prado, 1969) - 10 Species
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2964 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1971 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 5521 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 50 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 1389 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 3 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 90 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 458 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 460 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 6 SpeciesWormlions
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 32 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 47 SpeciesAwl-flies
Zhangsolvidae (Nagatomi & Yang, 1998) - 2 Species
115 Families with 45108 Species in America
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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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