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Distribution path and Subregions of India (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - India
Subregions: Central India (Madhya Pradesh), East India (Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal), North India (Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal), Northeast India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim), South India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu), West India (Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in India
Class
India
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 570 families, 9501 genera, 39584 species
Tree
Subclass
India
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 562 families, 9467 genera, 39537 species
Tree
Infraclass
India
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 537 families, 9304 genera, 38937 species
Tree
Superorder
India
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 358 families, 7463 genera, 33561 species
Tree
Order
India
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 97 families, 1309 genera, 7219 species
Tree
Suborder
India
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 73 families, 883 genera, 3707 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
India
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     12 families, 176 genera, 942 species
Infraorder
India
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     54 families, 646 genera, 2397 species
Infraorder
India
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 43 genera, 127 species
Infraorder
India
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     2 families, 17 genera, 240 species
Infraorder
India
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in India
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 167 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 12 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 504 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 5 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 140 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 3 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 123 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 10 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 8 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 179 SpeciesEye flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 51 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 1 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 150 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 215 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 50 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 51 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 3 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 6 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 25 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 46 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 21 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 9 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 4 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Megamerinidae (Hendel, 1913) - 1 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 6 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 264 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 8 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 3 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 5 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nothybidae (Frey, 1927) - 1 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 28 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesBot flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) -> Ectyphinae - 1 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 1 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 58 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 78 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 38 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 19 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 15 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhiniidae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 2 Species
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 3 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 76 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 2 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 3 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 33 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 32 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 81 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 9 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 309 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 235 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 218 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 23 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 247 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 16 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 5 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 1 SpeciesWormlions
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 13 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 5 SpeciesAwl-flies
73 Families with 3707 Species in India
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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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