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Distribution path and Subregions of Caribbean (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean
Subregions: Caribbean islands (Antigua and Barbuda, Antilles, Bahamas, Barbados, Curaçao, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, US Virgin Islands), San Andrés and Providencia (San Andrés)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Caribbean
Class
Caribbean
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 555 families, 7264 genera, 24205 species
Tree
Subclass
Caribbean
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 550 families, 7237 genera, 24124 species
Tree
Infraclass
Caribbean
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 535 families, 7156 genera, 23921 species
Tree
Superorder
Caribbean
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 331 families, 5576 genera, 19403 species
Tree
Order
Caribbean
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 85 families, 1088 genera, 4198 species
Tree
Suborder
Caribbean
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 66 families, 839 genera, 2915 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
Caribbean
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     10 families, 153 genera, 699 species
Infraorder
Caribbean
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     50 families, 630 genera, 2022 species
Infraorder
Caribbean
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     3 families, 34 genera, 75 species
Infraorder
Caribbean
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     2 families, 21 genera, 117 species
Infraorder
Caribbean
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Caribbean
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 170 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 5 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 253 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 6 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 92 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 20 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 6 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 5 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 77 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 24 SpeciesDruid Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 2 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 2 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 252 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 159 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 13 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 106 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 8 SpeciesLittle house flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 14 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 43 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 38 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 15 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 28 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 24 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 97 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 5 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 7 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 2 Species
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 4 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesBot flies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 3 SpeciesTimber flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 9 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 173 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 26 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 5 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 7 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesCommon fleas
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 3 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 12 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 1 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 146 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 2 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 13 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 18 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 1 Species
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 37 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 61 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 50 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 183 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 116 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 318 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 11 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 102 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 8 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 27 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 40 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 2 SpeciesWormlions
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 1 SpeciesAwl-flies
66 Families with 2915 Species in Caribbean
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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

Keywords
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