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Distribution path and Subregions of Antarctica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Antarctica
Subregions: Antarctic Islands (South Orkney Islands), Ross Dependency, Subantarctic Islands (Bounty Islands, Crozet Islands)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Antarctica
Class
Antarctica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
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Subclass
Antarctica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
Tree
Infraclass
Antarctica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
Tree
Superorder
Antarctica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 95 families, 470 genera, 658 species
Tree
Order
Antarctica
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 25 families, 51 genera, 73 species
Tree
Suborder
Antarctica
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 18 families, 38 genera, 55 species
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Families176    worldwide
Genera12.671    worldwide
Species179.252    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
Antarctica
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     3 families, 7 genera, 7 species
Infraorder
Antarctica
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     14 families, 27 genera, 43 species
Infraorder
Antarctica
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 4 genera, 5 species

Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Antarctica
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 14 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 3 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 4 SpeciesSurge Flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 2 SpeciesBrine fly
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 1 SpeciesKelp flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesLouse Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 1 SpeciesStilt Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesSignal flies
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 4 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 5 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
18 Families with 55 Species in Antarctica


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Species overview - Checklist for Brachycera in Antarctica
Species with ANext  
Achias platychirus (Hendel, 1914)Info
Amalopteryx maritima (Eaton, 1875)Info
Anatalanta aptera (Eaton, 1875)Info
Anatalanta crozetensis (Enderlein, 1908)Info
Anatalanta formicaeformis -> Anatalanta apteraInfo
Apetaenus litoralis (Eaton, 1875)Info
Apetaenus littorea (Hutton, 1902)Info
Apetaenus littoreus (Hutton, 1901)Info
Aphrosylopsis lineata (Lamb, 1909)Info
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Calliphora croceipalpis (Jaennicke, 1867)Info
Calliphora vomitoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Site
Calycopteryx mosleyi (Eaton, 1875)Info
Campylocera pleuralis (Hendel, 1914)Info
Codium dimorphum ()Info
Codium fragile ()Info
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Dacus bistrigulatus (Bezzi, 1908)Info
Dacus ciliatus (Loew, 1862)Info
Dicladocera argentomacula (Wilkerson, 1979)Info
Domomyza cincta -> Cacoxenus indagatorInfo
Drosophila silvestris -> Drosophila subsilvestrisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Esenbeckia tigrina (Wilkerson, 1979)Info
Exorista grandis (Zetterstedt, 1844)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Grootaertia kuznetsovi (Grichanov, 1999)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haematopota libera (Stone & Philip, 1974)Info
Hydrophorus antarcticus (Schiner, 1868)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamprempis diaphorina (Osten Sacken, 1887)Info
Lamproscatella harrisoni (Mathis, Zatwarnicki & Marris, 2004)Info
Lipoptena capreoli caprina (Austen, 1921)Info
Liriomyza oleariana (Spencer, 1977)Info
Liriomyza orbona (Meigen, 1830)Info
Listriomastax litorea (Enderlein, 1909)Info
Listriomastix litorea (Enderlein, 1909)Info
Lordotus diversus (Coquillett, 1891)Info
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Melanagromyza mixta (Spencer, 1962)Info
Melanagromyza senecionella (Spencer, 1976)Info
Melanagromyza trispinosa (Spencer, 1981)Info
Melanagromyza vasquezi (Spencer, 1982)Info
Melanagromyza verdescens (Spencer, 1963)Info
Mezona mwinilungae (Hancock, 1987)Info
Microtropesa nigricornis (Macquart, 1851)Info
Myiolucilia fulvinota (Bigot, 1877)Info
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Ophiomyia centrosematis (De Meijere, 1940)Info
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Paractora dreuxi (Seguy, 1965)Info
Phryxe magnicornis (Zetterstedt, 1838)Info
Phytobia prunivora (Spencer, 1981)Info
Phytomyza chaerophylli (Kaltenbach, 1856)Info
Phytomyza conyzae (Hendel, 1920)Info
Phytomyza ferulivora (Griffiths, 1956)Info
Phytomyza lupini (Sehgal, 1968)Info
Phytomyza spondylii (Robineau-desvoidy, 1851)Info
Plagiozopelma terminiferum (Walker, 1858)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scione equivexans (Wilkerson, 1979)Info
Scione rhinothrix (Wilkerson, 1979)Info
Siphlopteryx antarctica (Enderlein, 1908)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Triploechus divisus (Cresson, 1919)Info
55 Species in Brachycera for Antarctica listed
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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

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