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Distribution path and Subregions of Eurasia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia
Subregions: Asia (Central Asia, Far East, Maldives, North Asia, South Asia, West Asia), Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Caucasus Mountains, Central Caucasus, Georgia, North Caucasus, Transcaucasia, West Caucasus), Europe (Alps, Central Europe, East Europe, Malta, North Europe, South Europe, Southeast Europe, Southwest Europe, West Europe), Kaukasia, Russia (European Russia, Siberia, Ural)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Eurasia
Class
Eurasia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1781 families, 48838 genera, 448024 species
Tree
Subclass
Eurasia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1734 families, 48457 genera, 447124 species
Tree
Infraclass
Eurasia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1494 families, 47295 genera, 442696 species
Tree
Superorder
Eurasia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 782 families, 34973 genera, 376826 species
Tree
Order
Eurasia
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 213 families, 6765 genera, 87576 species
Tree
Suborder
Eurasia
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 119 families, 4507 genera, 52928 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
Eurasia
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     19 families, 928 genera, 12782 species
Infraorder
Eurasia
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     85 families, 3198 genera, 36240 species
Infraorder
Eurasia
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     5 families, 223 genera, 1581 species
Infraorder
Eurasia
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     5 families, 121 genera, 2223 species
Infraorder
Eurasia
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 6 genera, 22 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Eurasia
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 7 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 157 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 2157 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1421 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 79 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 13 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 4 Species
Archisargidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 42 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3617 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 49 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 13 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 71 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 9 SpeciesSap flies
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 2 Species
Bolbomyiidae (Stuckenberg, 2001) - 2 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1921 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 52 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 6 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1372 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 17 SpeciesCamillid flies
Campichoetidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 3 Species
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 56 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 86 SpeciesFilth flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 109 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 194 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chimeromyiidae (Grimaldi & Cumming, 2009) - 8 Species
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 1616 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 99 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 147 SpeciesDruid Flies
Cnemospathididae - 0 Species
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 9 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 354 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 18 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 4 Species
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 21 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 17 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 37 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 57 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3302 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1790 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 37 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1867 SpeciesDance Flies
Eostratiomyiidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 Species
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 959 SpeciesBrine fly
Eremochaetidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 22 Species
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 210 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 3 Species
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 7 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gobryidae (Mcalpine, 1997) - 4 Species
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) - 2 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 5 Species
Heterocheilidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 391 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 7 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 182 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hoffeinsmyiidae (Michelsen, 2009) - 1 Species
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1168 SpeciesHybotid flies
Ironomyiidae (Mcalpine & Martin, 1966) - 22 SpeciesIronic flies
Kovalevisargidae (Mostovski, 1997) - 6 Species
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 956 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 224 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 56 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Megamerinidae (Hendel, 1913) - 18 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 170 SpeciesStilt Flies
Microphoridae (Chvala, 1983) -> Microphorinae - 1 Species
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 131 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3029 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 64 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 116 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 4 Species
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 118 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 32 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 6 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nothybidae (Frey, 1927) - 9 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 191 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 34 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 90 SpeciesBot flies
Opetiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 9 SpeciesFlat-footed flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 54 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 60 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 5 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 35 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) - 6 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 1676 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 66 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 852 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 123 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 601 SpeciesSignal flies
Protapioceridae (Ren, 1998) - 4 Species
Pseudopomyzidae (Mcalpine, 1966) - 2 SpeciesBanana flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 370 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 80 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 83 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionemestriidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 9 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 448 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhiniidae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 9 Species
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 147 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 7 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1513 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 450 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 87 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 306 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 293 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 721 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 943 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 58 SpeciesBat flies
Strongylophthalmyiidae (Hennig, 1940) - 0 SpeciesStrongylophthalmyiid flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4348 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2102 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 4755 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 110 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 2588 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 82 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 262 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 298 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 22 SpeciesWormlions
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 4 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 115 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 113 SpeciesAwl-flies
Zhangsolvidae (Nagatomi & Yang, 1998) - 4 Species
120 Families with 52902 Species in Eurasia
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Species overview - Checklist for Brachycera in Eurasia without family allocation
Arthropiella eocenia (F. Meunier, 1908)Info
Hoffeinsia baltica (J. H. Stuke, 2005)Info
Hoffeinsia foldii (Koteja, 2008)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
28 Species in Brachycera for Eurasia 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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