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Distribution path and Subregions of East Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa
Subregions: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia (Abyssinia), Indian Ocean islands (Chagos Archipelago, Comoro Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Madagascar, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles), Kenya (Kakamega Forest, Nairobi), Malawi, Mozambique (Maputo Province), Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania (Tanganyika, Zanzibar), Uganda (Rwenzori Mountains), Zambia, Zimbabwe (North Zimbabwe, South Zimbabwe)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in East Africa
Class
East Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 651 families, 14411 genera, 82570 species
Tree
Subclass
East Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 640 families, 14373 genera, 82501 species
Tree
Infraclass
East Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 615 families, 14211 genera, 81781 species
Tree
Superorder
East Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 388 families, 11359 genera, 72112 species
Tree
Order
East Africa
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 103 families, 1793 genera, 10980 species
Tree
Suborder
East Africa
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 84 families, 1404 genera, 8114 species
Site
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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
East Africa
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     12 families, 303 genera, 1955 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     66 families, 988 genera, 5438 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 73 genera, 241 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 38 genera, 477 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 2 genera, 3 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in East Africa
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 192 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 59 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 17 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 798 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 7 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 8 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSap flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 506 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 2 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 242 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 5 SpeciesCamillid flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 18 SpeciesSurge Flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 5 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 5 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 293 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 7 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 2 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 94 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 6 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 1 Species
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 10 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 3 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 68 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 355 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 181 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 70 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 186 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 3 SpeciesLittle house flies
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 10 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) -> Heteromyzidae - 1 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 25 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 37 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 57 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 70 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 41 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 3 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Marginidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 3 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 34 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 31 SpeciesFilth flies
Mormotomyiidae (Austen, 1936) - 2 Species
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 736 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 38 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 8 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 9 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 4 SpeciesNobody Flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 20 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 28 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 2 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesBot flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 2 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 7 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 132 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 4 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 88 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 27 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 141 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 54 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 85 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 72 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 7 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 228 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 22 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 29 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 67 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 100 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 196 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 14 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 359 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 477 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 746 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 21 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 751 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 13 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 61 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 13 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 3 SpeciesWormlions
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 3 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 6 SpeciesWood soldier flies
84 Families with 8114 Species in East Africa
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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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