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Distribution path and Subregions of Brazil (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Brazil
Subregions: Central Brazil, North Brazil (Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Pará, Rondonia, Roraima), Northeast Brazil (Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Fernando de Noronha, Maranhão, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte), South Brazil (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina), Southeast Brazil (Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo), West Central Brazil (Distrito Federal, Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Brazil
Class
Brazil
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 644 families, 10928 genera, 55341 species
Tree
Subclass
Brazil
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 638 families, 10912 genera, 55316 species
Tree
Infraclass
Brazil
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 592 families, 10683 genera, 54570 species
Tree
Superorder
Brazil
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 362 families, 8644 genera, 47674 species
Tree
Order
Brazil
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 94 families, 1964 genera, 9873 species
Tree
Suborder
Brazil
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 72 families, 1565 genera, 6807 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
Brazil
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     12 families, 278 genera, 1362 species
Infraorder
Brazil
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     52 families, 1132 genera, 4619 species
Infraorder
Brazil
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     6 families, 110 genera, 338 species
Infraorder
Brazil
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     2 families, 45 genera, 488 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Brazil
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 74 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 27 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 714 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 2 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 150 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 2 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 57 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 6 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 112 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 43 SpeciesDruid Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 104 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 2 Species
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 8 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 2 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 178 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 222 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 97 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 50 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 33 SpeciesLittle house flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 16 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 13 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 105 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 65 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 18 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 93 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 14 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 302 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 29 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 9 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 13 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 23 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 12 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 37 SpeciesBot flies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 14 SpeciesTimber flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 7 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 767 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 136 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 19 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 32 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 67 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 65 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 24 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 272 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 0 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 5 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 29 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 14 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 4 Species
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 29 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 295 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 62 SpeciesBat flies
Syringogastridae (Prado, 1969) - 6 Species
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 516 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 482 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 878 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 14 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 249 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 1 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 3 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 40 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 58 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 3 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 6 SpeciesAwl-flies
Zhangsolvidae (Nagatomi & Yang, 1998) - 2 Species
73 Families with 6807 Species in Brazil
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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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