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Distribution path and Subregions of Australasia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia
Subregions: Australia (Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Coral Sea Islands, East Australia, Heard Island, Lord Howe Islands, McDonald Islands, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, West Australia), New Guinea (East New Guinea, Endemic in New Guinea, West New Guinea)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Australasia
Class
Australasia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 860 families, 18728 genera, 115097 species
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Subclass
Australasia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 850 families, 18584 genera, 114828 species
Tree
Infraclass
Australasia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 804 families, 18344 genera, 113838 species
Tree
Superorder
Australasia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 489 families, 13824 genera, 96158 species
Tree
Order
Australasia
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 122 families, 2152 genera, 17026 species
Tree
Suborder
Australasia
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 91 families, 1605 genera, 10832 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
Australasia
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     14 families, 362 genera, 3002 species
Infraorder
Australasia
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     68 families, 1108 genera, 6762 species
Infraorder
Australasia
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 88 genera, 373 species
Infraorder
Australasia
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     4 families, 46 genera, 694 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Australasia
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 53 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 281 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 14 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 0 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 78 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 2 Species
Archisargidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 694 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 16 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Australimyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 4 Species
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 3 Species
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 12 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 517 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 21 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 308 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 31 SpeciesSurge Flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 1 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 40 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 470 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 1 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 82 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 18 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 126 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 5 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 7 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 835 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 511 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 89 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 137 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 12 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 37 Species
Gobryidae (Mcalpine, 1997) - 1 Species
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 1 SpeciesKelp flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 21 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 82 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 46 SpeciesLouse Flies
Huttoninidae (Steyskal, 1965) -> Sciomyzidae - 0 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 69 SpeciesHybotid flies
Ironomyiidae (Mcalpine & Martin, 1966) - 3 SpeciesIronic flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 341 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 31 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 3 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 62 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 28 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 493 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 51 SpeciesMydas flies
Mystacinobiidae (Holloway, 1976) - 0 Species
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 5 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 1 Species
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 69 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 7 SpeciesNobody Flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 14 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 4 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nothybidae (Frey, 1927) - 0 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 56 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesBot flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 0 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 35 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 9 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) -> Sciomyzidae - 1 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 243 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 11 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 109 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 23 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 457 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 13 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 23 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 77 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 62 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhiniidae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 Species
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 25 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 0 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 162 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 94 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 12 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 27 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 99 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 290 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 12 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 366 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 645 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 755 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 19 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 965 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 7 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 31 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 425 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 8 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 1 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 5 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 11 SpeciesAwl-flies
97 Families with 10832 Species in Australasia
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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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