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Distribution path and Subregions of Continents (More Checklists)
Path: Continents
Subregions: Africa (Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa), America (Caribbean, Central America, North America, South America, West American subregion), Antarctica (Antarctic Islands, Ross Dependency, Subantarctic Islands), Eurasia (Asia, Caucasus, Europe, Kaukasia, Russia), Oceania (Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Continents
Class
Continents
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2100 families, 95549 genera, 1034391 species
Tree
Subclass
Continents
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2027 families, 94713 genera, 1032409 species
Tree
Infraclass
Continents
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1750 families, 92746 genera, 1022055 species
Tree
Superorder
Continents
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 908 families, 69649 genera, 876226 species
Tree
Order
Continents
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 240 families, 12390 genera, 185300 species
Tree
Suborder
Continents
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 140 families, 9245 genera, 120828 species
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Tree
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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
Continents
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     20 families, 1877 genera, 32807 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     101 families, 6595 genera, 78429 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     6 families, 514 genera, 3921 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     8 families, 216 genera, 5519 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 11 genera, 70 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Continents
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 8 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 463 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 3849 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alinkidae (Krzemi& 324;ski, 1992) - 1 Species
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2244 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 129 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 155 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 9 Species
Archisargidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 43 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9470 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 156 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 25 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 150 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 22 SpeciesSap flies
Australimyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 9 Species
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 8 Species
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 13 Species
Bolbomyiidae (Stuckenberg, 2001) - 6 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5712 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 175 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 8 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 2380 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 42 SpeciesCamillid flies
Campichoetidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 4 Species
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 174 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 108 SpeciesFilth flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 123 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 358 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chimeromyiidae (Grimaldi & Cumming, 2009) - 9 Species
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 3348 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 140 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 433 SpeciesDruid Flies
Cnemospathididae - 0 Species
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 41 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 950 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 35 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 10 Species
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 68 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 42 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 58 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 204 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 8250 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 4427 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 46 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 3431 SpeciesDance Flies
Eostratiomyiidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 Species
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 2258 SpeciesBrine fly
Eremochaetidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 22 Species
Eurychoromyiidae (Hennig, 1958) -> Lauxaniidae - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed flies
Evocoidae (Yeates, Irwin & Wiegmann, 2006) - 1 Species
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 388 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 39 Species
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 29 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gobryidae (Mcalpine, 1997) - 5 Species
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 9 SpeciesKelp flies
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) - 5 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 40 Species
Heterocheilidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 810 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 37 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 354 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hoffeinsmyiidae (Michelsen, 2009) - 1 Species
Huttoninidae (Steyskal, 1965) - 9 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 2152 SpeciesHybotid flies
Inbiomyiidae (Buck, 2006) - 11 Species
Ironomyiidae (Mcalpine & Martin, 1966) - 26 SpeciesIronic flies
Kovalevisargidae (Mostovski, 1997) - 6 Species
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2057 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 542 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 69 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Marginidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 3 Species
Megamerinidae (Hendel, 1913) - 18 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 617 SpeciesStilt Flies
Microphoridae (Chvala, 1983) -> Microphorinae - 1 Species
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 334 SpeciesFilth flies
Mormotomyiidae (Austen, 1936) - 2 Species
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6058 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 534 SpeciesMydas flies
Mystacinobiidae (Holloway, 1976) - 1 Species
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 420 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 5 Species
Natalimyzidae (Barraclough & Mcalpine, 2006) - 1 Species
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 319 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 14 SpeciesNobody Flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 113 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 30 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nothybidae (Frey, 1927) - 9 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 342 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 69 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 240 SpeciesBot flies
Opetiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 9 SpeciesFlat-footed flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 67 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Oreoleptidae (Zloty, Sinclair & Pritchard, 2005) - 1 Species
Otitidae (Macquart, 1835) -> Ulidiidae - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 104 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 28 SpeciesTimber flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 55 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 100 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) - 6 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 4390 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 140 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 1692 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 308 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1400 SpeciesSignal flies
Protapioceridae (Ren, 1998) - 4 Species
Pseudopomyzidae (Mcalpine, 1966) - 2 SpeciesBanana flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 630 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 249 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 372 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionemestriidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 10 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 808 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhiniidae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 10 Species
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 437 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 186 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Richardiidae (Snow, 1896) -> Richardidae - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 34 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 3628 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 612 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 443 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 718 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 513 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 7 Species
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1693 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2771 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 264 SpeciesBat flies
Strongylophthalmyiidae (Hennig, 1940) - 0 SpeciesStrongylophthalmyiid flies
Syringogastridae (Prado, 1969) - 10 Species
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7921 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5282 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 12022 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 194 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 5738 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 11 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 207 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 1196 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 774 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 70 SpeciesWormlions
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 13 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 158 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 165 SpeciesAwl-flies
Zhangsolvidae (Nagatomi & Yang, 1998) - 6 Species
141 Families with 120799 Species in Continents
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Species overview - Checklist for Brachycera in Continents without family allocation
Arthropiella eocenia (F. Meunier, 1908)Info
Hoffeinsia baltica (J. H. Stuke, 2005)Info
Hoffeinsia foldii (Koteja, 2008)Info
Nosferatumyia no (Korneyev In Korneyev & Norrbom, 2006)Info
Pachyuronympha karatauensis (B. B. Rohdendorf, 1964)Info
Prosciara anfracta (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara bisulcata (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara cygnix (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara dolichochaeta (Hippa, 1991)Info
Prosciara evexa (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara exsecta (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara furtiva (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara fuscina (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara hastigera (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara incisa (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara latifurca (Hippa, 1991)Info
Prosciara meracula (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara mima (Hippa, 1991)Info
Prosciara parmula (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara pentadactyla (Hippa, 1991)Info
Prosciara plusiochaeta -> Phytosciara plusiochaetaInfo
Prosciara pollex (Hippa, 1991)Info
Prosciara porrecta (Lengersdorf, 1929)Info
Prosciara processifera (Hippa, 1991)Info
Prosciara producta (Tuomikoski, 1960)Info
Prosciara prosciaroides (Tuomikoski, 1960)Info
Prosciara pubericornis ()Info
Prosciara spicispina (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara ungulata (Winnertz, 1867)Info
29 Species in Brachycera for Continents listed without family allocation
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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