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Distribution path and Subregions of Holarctic (More Checklists)
Path: Ecozones - Holarctic
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Holarctic
Class
Holarctic
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 85 families, 387 genera, 6411 species
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Subclass
Holarctic
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 85 families, 387 genera, 6411 species
Tree
Infraclass
Holarctic
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 85 families, 387 genera, 6411 species
Tree
Superorder
Holarctic
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 81 families, 383 genera, 6407 species
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Order
Holarctic
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 24 families, 177 genera, 6136 species
Tree
Suborder
Holarctic
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 11 families, 25 genera, 28 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
Holarctic
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     11 families, 25 genera, 28 species

Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Holarctic
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 2 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 1 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 SpeciesBlow flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 2 SpeciesBrine fly
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesHouse flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 1 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 6 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) -> Tachyporini - 1 SpeciesTachinid Flies
11 Families with 28 Species in Holarctic


Species overview - Checklist for Brachycera in Holarctic
Acartophthalmus bicolor (Oldenberg, 1910)Info
Acartophthalmus nigrinus (Zetterstedt, 1847)Info
Cylindromyia simplex (Bigot, 1878)Info
Eupeodes curtus (Hine, 1922)Info
Haematobosca stimulans (Meigen, 1824)Info
Helina punctata -> Helina sexmaculataInfo
Helina sexmaculata (Preyssler, 1791)Info
Homoneura lamellata (Becker, 1895)Info
Hydrotaea ignava (Harris, 1780)Info
Lauxania cylindricornis (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Lispe tentaculata (De Geer, 1776)Info
Megaselia pleuralis (Wood, 1909)Info
Minettia lupulina (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Muscina levida (Harris, 1780)Info
Phytobia cambii (Hendel, 1931)Info
Pollenia rudis (Fabricius, 1794)Common cluster flySite
Psilopa girschneri (Röder, 1889)Info
Pterogrammoides pullala (Zetterstedt, 1847)Info
Pyrellia cadaverina (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Scaptomyza flava (Fallen, 1823)Leafminer flyInfo
Scatella stagnalis (Fallen, 1813)Info
Schoenomyza litorella (Fallen, 1823)Info
Spelobia pseudosetaria (Duda, 1918)Info
Spinilimosina brevicostata (Duda, 1918)Info
Stegana coleoptrata (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Thoracochaeta brachystoma (Stenhammar, 1854)Info
Trachyopella leucoptera (Haliday, 1836)Info
Trachyopella lineafrons (Spuler, 1925)Info
28 Species in Brachycera for Holarctic listed
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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