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Distribution path and Subregions of Ecozones (More Checklists)
Path: Ecozones
Subregions: Afrotropical, Holarctic, Indo-Australian region (Oriental), Nearctic, Neotropical, Palaearctic (East Palaearctic, South Palaearctic, West Palaearctic)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Ecozones
Class
Ecozones
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 811 families, 31259 genera, 394198 species
Tree
Subclass
Ecozones
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 805 families, 31205 genera, 394104 species
Tree
Infraclass
Ecozones
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 772 families, 30748 genera, 390517 species
Tree
Superorder
Ecozones
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 513 families, 26828 genera, 367744 species
Tree
Order
Ecozones
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 119 families, 3122 genera, 41280 species
Tree
Suborder
Ecozones
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 90 families, 2273 genera, 21364 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
Ecozones
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     15 families, 761 genera, 10650 species
Infraorder
Ecozones
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     65 families, 1409 genera, 9893 species
Infraorder
Ecozones
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 63 genera, 434 species
Infraorder
Ecozones
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     5 families, 39 genera, 385 species
Infraorder
Ecozones
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Ecozones
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 3 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 65 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 758 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 673 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 12 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 47 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6947 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 19 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 2 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 5 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 3 SpeciesSap flies
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 5 Species
Bolbomyiidae (Stuckenberg, 2001) - 3 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 884 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 18 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 2 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 146 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 2 SpeciesCamillid flies
Campichoetidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 1 Species
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 8 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 17 SpeciesFilth flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 60 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 329 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 11 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 37 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 6 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 73 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 2 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 7 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1389 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 227 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 16 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 425 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 491 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 114 SpeciesLittle house flies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 164 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 26 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 35 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 318 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 165 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 131 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 6 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 33 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 46 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 800 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 65 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 188 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 7 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 11 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 12 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 47 SpeciesBot flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 13 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 16 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 8 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 8 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 387 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 52 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 207 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 75 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 83 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 92 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 19 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 11 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 116 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 16 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 10 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 1 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 482 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 173 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 144 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 200 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 44 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 233 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 302 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 6 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1004 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 343 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1657 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 88 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 354 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 30 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 125 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 159 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 2 SpeciesWormlions
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 11 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 26 SpeciesAwl-flies
90 Families with 21364 Species in Ecozones
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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

Keywords
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