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Distribution path and Subregions of Caucasus (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Caucasus
Subregions: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Caucasus Mountains, Central Caucasus, Georgia, North Caucasus, Transcaucasia, West Caucasus
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Caucasus
Class
Caucasus
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 422 families, 4082 genera, 12494 species
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Subclass
Caucasus
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 419 families, 4074 genera, 12484 species
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Infraclass
Caucasus
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 409 families, 4051 genera, 12452 species
Tree
Superorder
Caucasus
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 301 families, 3327 genera, 10541 species
Tree
Order
Caucasus
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 78 families, 783 genera, 2182 species
Tree
Suborder
Caucasus
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 58 families, 597 genera, 1586 species
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Families176    worldwide
Genera12.671    worldwide
Species179.252    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
Caucasus
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     10 families, 203 genera, 720 species
Infraorder
Caucasus
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     42 families, 354 genera, 716 species
Infraorder
Caucasus
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 24 genera, 56 species
Infraorder
Caucasus
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     2 families, 16 genera, 94 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Caucasus
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 13 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 26 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 252 SpeciesRobber flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 1 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 286 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 7 SpeciesBlow flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 7 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 9 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 1 SpeciesDruid Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 103 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 3 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 36 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 16 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 5 SpeciesLittle house flies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 17 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 14 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 21 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 4 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 3 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 5 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 5 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 4 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesBot flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFlutter flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 7 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 11 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 7 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesCommon fleas
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) -> Rhinophorinae - 1 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 69 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 4 SpeciesDung flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 5 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 8 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 222 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 91 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 119 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 67 SpeciesPeacock flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 9 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 7 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 3 SpeciesAwl-flies
58 Families with 1586 Species in Caucasus
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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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