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Distribution path and Subregions of Carboniferous (More Checklists)
Path: Fossils - Paleozoic - Carboniferous
Subregions: Lower Carboniferous (Middle Mississippian), Upper Carboniferous (Lower Pennsylvanian, Middle Pennsylvanian, Upper Pennsylvanian)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Carboniferous
Class
Carboniferous
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 288 families, 675 genera, 1310 species
Tree
Subclass
Carboniferous
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 284 families, 670 genera, 1302 species
Tree
Infraclass
Carboniferous
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 214 families, 482 genera, 1000 species
Tree
Superorder
Carboniferous
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 82 families, 111 genera, 135 species
Tree
Order
Carboniferous
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 20 families, 21 genera, 21 species
Tree
Suborder
Carboniferous
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 11 families, 12 genera, 12 species
Site
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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
Carboniferous
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     2 families, 2 genera, 2 species
Infraorder
Carboniferous
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     5 families, 6 genera, 6 species
Infraorder
Carboniferous
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     2 families, 2 genera, 2 species
Infraorder
Carboniferous
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Carboniferous
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 1 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 1 SpeciesEye flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Eremochaetidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 1 Species
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesSignal flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnipe flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) -> Tachyporini - 1 SpeciesTachinid Flies
11 Families with 12 Species in Carboniferous


Species overview - Checklist for Brachycera in Carboniferous
Anchineura hispanica (F. M. Carpenter, 1963)Info
Distasis rhipiphora (A. Handlirsch, 1904)Info
Drybrookia cubitalis (H. Bolton, 1924)Info
Eopanorpella ernsti (W. Schmidt, 1962)Info
Hyaloptilus minimus (A. Lameere, 1917)Info
Litoneura anthracophila (F. Goldenberg, 1854)Info
Palaeoedischia boulei (F. Meunier, 1914)Info
Palaiotaptus mazonus (A. Handlirsch, 1906)Info
Schuchertiella gracilis (A. Handlirsch, 1911)Info
Stenoneura fayoli (C. Brongniart, 1894)Info
Tricimba sulcella -> Tricimba cinctaInfo
Xenoneura antiquorum (S. H. Scudder, 1867)Info
12 Species in Brachycera for Carboniferous listed
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

Keywords
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