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Distribution path and Subregions of Nearctic (More Checklists)
Path: Ecozones - Nearctic
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Nearctic
Class
Nearctic
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 708 families, 14439 genera, 107098 species
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Subclass
Nearctic
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 702 families, 14409 genera, 107043 species
Tree
Infraclass
Nearctic
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 676 families, 14213 genera, 105773 species
Tree
Superorder
Nearctic
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 446 families, 11402 genera, 87926 species
Tree
Order
Nearctic
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 118 families, 2534 genera, 22182 species
Tree
Suborder
Nearctic
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 89 families, 1793 genera, 14925 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
Nearctic
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     15 families, 375 genera, 4924 species
Infraorder
Nearctic
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     65 families, 1326 genera, 9218 species
Infraorder
Nearctic
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 53 genera, 411 species
Infraorder
Nearctic
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     4 families, 38 genera, 370 species
Infraorder
Nearctic
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Nearctic
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 2 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 65 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 742 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alinkidae (Krzemi& 324;ski, 1992) - 0 Species
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 673 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 12 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 47 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 0 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1384 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 18 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 2 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 5 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 3 SpeciesSap flies
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 0 Species
Bolbomyiidae (Stuckenberg, 2001) - 3 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 769 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 17 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 130 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 2 SpeciesCamillid flies
Campichoetidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 1 Species
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 8 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 17 SpeciesFilth flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 59 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 310 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 11 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 36 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 6 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 68 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 2 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 7 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1353 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 210 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 15 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 424 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 473 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 114 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 0 Species
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 0 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 0 SpeciesKelp flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 0 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 164 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 26 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 32 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 312 SpeciesHybotid flies
Ironomyiidae (Mcalpine & Martin, 1966) - 0 SpeciesIronic flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 164 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 130 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 6 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 33 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 46 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 666 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 65 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 188 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 6 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 5 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 12 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 43 SpeciesBot flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 13 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Oreoleptidae (Zloty, Sinclair & Pritchard, 2005) - 0 Species
Otitidae (Macquart, 1835) -> Ulidiidae - 0 SpeciesPicture-winged flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 16 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 0 SpeciesTimber flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 8 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 8 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 385 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 49 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 152 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 75 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 47 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 91 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 19 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 11 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 107 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 14 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 10 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 1 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 460 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 162 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 143 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 197 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 40 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 224 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 288 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 6 SpeciesBat flies
Syringogastridae (Prado, 1969) - 0 Species
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 990 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 333 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1491 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 7 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 342 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 26 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 123 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 155 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 2 SpeciesWormlions
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 11 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 26 SpeciesAwl-flies
101 Families with 14925 Species in Nearctic
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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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