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Distribution path and Subregions of Chile (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Chile
Subregions: Central Chile, North Chile, South Chile (Cape Horn), Valparaiso Region (Valparaiso Province)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Chile
Class
Chile
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 424 families, 2947 genera, 9277 species
Tree
Subclass
Chile
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 418 families, 2938 genera, 9266 species
Tree
Infraclass
Chile
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 406 families, 2904 genera, 9202 species
Tree
Superorder
Chile
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 292 families, 2433 genera, 8212 species
Tree
Order
Chile
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 95 families, 937 genera, 3823 species
Tree
Suborder
Chile
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 69 families, 696 genera, 2440 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
Chile
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     16 families, 210 genera, 946 species
Infraorder
Chile
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     46 families, 428 genera, 1219 species
Infraorder
Chile
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 33 genera, 124 species
Infraorder
Chile
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     3 families, 25 genera, 151 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Chile
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 89 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 12 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 3 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 4 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 193 SpeciesRobber flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 2 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 20 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 5 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 206 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 23 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 26 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 21 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 20 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 13 SpeciesDruid Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 125 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 24 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 218 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 80 SpeciesBrine fly
Evocoidae (Yeates, Irwin & Wiegmann, 2006) - 1 Species
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 14 SpeciesLittle house flies
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 3 SpeciesKelp flies
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) - 2 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 41 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 37 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 23 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 6 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 5 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 143 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 23 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 11 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 41 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesBot flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 4 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 4 SpeciesTimber flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 7 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 60 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 20 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 4 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionemestriidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 1 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesSnipe flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 2 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 1 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 51 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 4 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 25 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 54 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 79 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 117 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 139 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 223 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 64 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 2 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 16 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 25 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 13 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
69 Families with 2440 Species in Chile
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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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