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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 431 families, 6787 genera, 24913 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 5661 genera, 22295 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 84 families, 999 genera, 3568 species
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 66 families, 797 genera, 2731 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
Costa Rica
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     9 families, 126 genera, 354 species
Infraorder
Costa Rica
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     50 families, 599 genera, 2126 species
Infraorder
Costa Rica
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     5 families, 43 genera, 126 species
Infraorder
Costa Rica
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     2 families, 29 genera, 125 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Costa Rica
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 54 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 81 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 13 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 2 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSap flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 32 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 111 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 60 SpeciesDruid Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 1 Species
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 1 SpeciesBog flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 165 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 203 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 69 SpeciesBrine fly
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 15 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 35 SpeciesHybotid flies
Inbiomyiidae (Buck, 2006) - 3 Species
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 31 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 11 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 46 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 16 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 45 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 5 SpeciesMydas flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 7 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 7 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 9 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesBot flies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 11 SpeciesTimber flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 9 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 435 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 27 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 10 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 4 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSnipe flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 27 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 4 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 64 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 0 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 3 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 11 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 10 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 2 Species
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 71 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 107 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 78 SpeciesBat flies
Syringogastridae (Prado, 1969) - 3 Species
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 265 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 124 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 154 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 5 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 99 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 24 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 59 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 2 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 1 SpeciesAwl-flies
67 Families with 2731 Species in Costa Rica
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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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