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Distribution path and Subregions of Australia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia - Australia
Subregions: Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Coral Sea Islands, East Australia (Mulga Lands, Murray Darling Depression, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria), Heard Island, Lord Howe Islands (Lord Howe Island), McDonald Islands, Northern Territory (Arnhem Land, Barkly Tableland, Darwin, Groote Eylandt, Tiwi Islands), South Australia (Adelaide, Flinders Lofty Block, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern Highlands), Tasmania (King Island, Macquarie Island, Northeast Tasmania, South Tasmania, Tasmanian Central Highlands, Tasmanian Northern Midlands, Tasmanian Northern Slopes, West Tasmania), West Australia (Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton, Jarrah Forest, King George Sound, Perth, Swan Coastal Plain)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Australia
Class
Australia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 838 families, 16641 genera, 91772 species
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Subclass
Australia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 830 families, 16508 genera, 91528 species
Tree
Infraclass
Australia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 791 families, 16324 genera, 90939 species
Tree
Superorder
Australia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 481 families, 12410 genera, 76655 species
Tree
Order
Australia
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 116 families, 1829 genera, 11662 species
Tree
Suborder
Australia
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 85 families, 1340 genera, 8032 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
Australia
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     14 families, 317 genera, 2471 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     62 families, 930 genera, 4819 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 51 genera, 201 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     4 families, 41 genera, 540 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Australia
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 48 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 196 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 13 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 78 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 2 Species
Archisargidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 465 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 15 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Australimyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 4 Species
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 3 Species
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 12 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 498 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 21 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 205 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 29 SpeciesSurge Flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 1 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 40 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 377 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 1 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 51 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 17 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 119 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 5 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 6 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 612 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 340 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 78 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 107 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 12 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 37 Species
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 1 SpeciesKelp flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 21 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 80 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 34 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 36 SpeciesHybotid flies
Ironomyiidae (Mcalpine & Martin, 1966) - 3 SpeciesIronic flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 287 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 28 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 3 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 35 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 24 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 260 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 51 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 5 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 66 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 6 SpeciesNobody Flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 3 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 3 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 40 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesBot flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 35 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 8 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) -> Sciomyzidae - 1 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 159 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 10 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 84 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 20 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 231 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 9 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 23 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 74 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 55 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 19 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 127 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 93 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 11 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 20 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 81 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 130 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 10 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 241 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 496 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 679 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 556 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 7 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 30 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 418 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 6 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 1 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 6 SpeciesAwl-flies
85 Families with 8032 Species in Australia
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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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