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Distribution path and Subregions of Canada (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America - Canada
Subregions: Alberta (Jarvis Bay), British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador (Labrador, Newfoundland), Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Canada
Class
Canada
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 612 families, 7508 genera, 32771 species
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Subclass
Canada
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 606 families, 7487 genera, 32744 species
Tree
Infraclass
Canada
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 579 families, 7317 genera, 31955 species
Tree
Superorder
Canada
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 409 families, 6078 genera, 27742 species
Tree
Order
Canada
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 113 families, 1754 genera, 8938 species
Tree
Suborder
Canada
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 84 families, 1266 genera, 6302 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
Canada
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     15 families, 232 genera, 1275 species
Infraorder
Canada
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     60 families, 970 genera, 4676 species
Infraorder
Canada
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 41 genera, 164 species
Infraorder
Canada
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     5 families, 23 genera, 187 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Canada
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 2 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 423 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 365 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 13 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 2 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 268 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 5 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 4 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 2 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 3 SpeciesSap flies
Bolbomyiidae (Stuckenberg, 2001) - 3 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 163 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 8 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 78 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 2 SpeciesCamillid flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 7 SpeciesFilth flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 37 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 173 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 22 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 4 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 6 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 439 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 56 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 13 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 150 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 195 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 68 SpeciesLittle house flies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 77 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 7 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 7 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 136 SpeciesHybotid flies
Ironomyiidae (Mcalpine & Martin, 1966) - 1 SpeciesIronic flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 72 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 87 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 10 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 11 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 13 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 426 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 4 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 8 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesBot flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 9 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Oreoleptidae (Zloty, Sinclair & Pritchard, 2005) - 1 Species
Otitidae (Macquart, 1835) -> Ulidiidae - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 13 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 2 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 6 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 157 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 32 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 81 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 24 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 17 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 34 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 4 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 37 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 2 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 1 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 153 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 104 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 11 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 140 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 28 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 174 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 116 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 557 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 167 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 677 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 149 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 8 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 64 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 48 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 9 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 14 SpeciesAwl-flies
84 Families with 6303 Species in Canada
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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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