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Distribution path and Subregions of Europe (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe
Subregions: Alps, Central Europe (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia), East Europe (Belarus, Ukraine), Malta, North Europe (Baltic region, British Isles, Fennoscandia, Germany, Iceland, Scandinavia), South Europe (Iberian Peninsula, Italy), Southeast Europe (Albania, Balkan Peninsula, Bulgaria, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Yugoslavia), Southwest Europe, West Europe (Austria, Benelux, Channel Islands, France, Liechtenstein, Pyrenees, Switzerland)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Europe
Class
Europe
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1253 families, 21697 genera, 166972 species
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Subclass
Europe
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1231 families, 21573 genera, 166518 species
Tree
Infraclass
Europe
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1065 families, 21006 genera, 165053 species
Tree
Superorder
Europe
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 572 families, 16050 genera, 143730 species
Tree
Order
Europe
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 148 families, 3456 genera, 34636 species
Tree
Suborder
Europe
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 100 families, 2194 genera, 19898 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
Europe
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     16 families, 458 genera, 4493 species
Infraorder
Europe
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     73 families, 1608 genera, 14631 species
Infraorder
Europe
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     5 families, 74 genera, 381 species
Infraorder
Europe
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     3 families, 49 genera, 382 species
Infraorder
Europe
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 2 genera, 8 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Europe
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 5 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 48 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 1512 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 738 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 45 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 2 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1029 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 17 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 9 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 28 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 5 SpeciesSap flies
Bolbomyiidae (Stuckenberg, 2001) - 1 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 597 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 24 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 4 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 592 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 10 SpeciesCamillid flies
Campichoetidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 0 Species
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 5 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 60 SpeciesFilth flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 138 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chimeromyiidae (Grimaldi & Cumming, 2009) - 2 Species
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 646 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 43 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 28 SpeciesDruid Flies
Cnemospathididae - 0 Species
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 4 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 122 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 5 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 2 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 2 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 20 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1046 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 203 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 15 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1059 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 511 SpeciesBrine fly
Eremochaetidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 1 Species
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 96 SpeciesLittle house flies
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 6 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) - 2 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 1 Species
Heterocheilidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 261 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 2 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 44 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 533 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 256 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 124 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 18 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Megamerinidae (Hendel, 1913) - 2 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 38 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 49 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1022 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 5 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 42 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 3 Species
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 17 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 0 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 24 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 19 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 45 SpeciesBot flies
Opetiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesFlat-footed flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 44 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 43 SpeciesFlutter flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 15 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) - 4 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 782 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 56 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 279 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 57 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 72 SpeciesSignal flies
Pseudopomyzidae (Mcalpine, 1966) -> Cypselosomatidae - 1 SpeciesBanana flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 159 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 25 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 2 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionemestriidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 2 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 133 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 96 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 1 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 551 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 332 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 16 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 219 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 68 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 440 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 208 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 11 SpeciesBat flies
Strongylophthalmyiidae (Hennig, 1940) - 0 SpeciesStrongylophthalmyiid flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1552 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 364 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2432 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 7 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 436 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 35 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 62 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 156 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 8 SpeciesWormlions
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 1 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 10 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 17 SpeciesAwl-flies
Zhangsolvidae (Nagatomi & Yang, 1998) - 2 Species
103 Families with 19893 Species in Europe
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Species overview - Checklist for Brachycera in Europe without family allocation
Hoffeinsia foldii (Koteja, 2008)Info
Prosciara furtiva (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara plusiochaeta -> Phytosciara plusiochaetaInfo
Prosciara porrecta (Lengersdorf, 1929)Info
Prosciara producta (Tuomikoski, 1960)Info
Prosciara prosciaroides (Tuomikoski, 1960)Info
Prosciara ungulata (Winnertz, 1867)Info
7 Species in Brachycera for Europe 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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