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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Subregions: Bonin Islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Nansei Islands (Ryukyu Islands), Shikoku
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 8913 genera, 33214 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 618 families, 8893 genera, 33189 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 593 families, 8777 genera, 32839 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 398 families, 7391 genera, 29369 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 107 families, 1479 genera, 6513 species
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 76 families, 991 genera, 3682 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
Japan
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     11 families, 115 genera, 462 species
Infraorder
Japan
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     58 families, 821 genera, 2958 species
Infraorder
Japan
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 39 genera, 134 species
Infraorder
Japan
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     3 families, 16 genera, 128 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Japan
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 197 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 220 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 9 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 129 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 5 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 10 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 9 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 65 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 19 SpeciesSurge Flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 2 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 101 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 22 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 3 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 2 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 80 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 260 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 10 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 160 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 84 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 40 SpeciesLittle house flies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 20 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 1 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 12 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 28 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 63 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 7 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Megamerinidae (Hendel, 1913) - 1 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 8 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 6 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 210 SpeciesHouse flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 3 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 10 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 4 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Opetiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFlat-footed flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 2 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 2 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 4 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 3 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) - 2 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 93 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 79 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 18 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 23 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 10 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 50 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) -> Rhinophorinae - 1 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 75 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 22 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 2 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 20 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 31 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 26 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 62 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 4 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 386 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 109 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 492 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 4 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 219 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 10 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 9 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 5 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 1 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 12 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 15 SpeciesAwl-flies
76 Families with 3682 Species in Japan
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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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