Insects Database
 Insects and other Arthropoda
 Ants
 Arachnids
 Bees
 Beetles
 Booklice - Barkflies
 Bugs
 Bumblebees
 Cicadas
 Crane flies
 Dragonflies
 Earwigs
 Flies
 Isopods
 Locusts
 Mayflies
 Mecoptera
 Mosquitoes
 Moths & Butterflies
 Myriapods
 Net-winged insects
 Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
 Praying Mantises
 Termites
 Wasps
Distribution path and Subregions of Neotropical (More Checklists)
Path: Ecozones - Neotropical
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Neotropical
Class
Neotropical
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 191 families, 2915 genera, 29130 species
Tree
Subclass
Neotropical
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 190 families, 2912 genera, 29124 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neotropical
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 176 families, 2787 genera, 28434 species
Tree
Superorder
Neotropical
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 135 families, 2239 genera, 26406 species
Tree
Order
Neotropical
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 28 families, 367 genera, 5329 species
Tree
Suborder
Neotropical
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 23 families, 278 genera, 1636 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
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
Neotropical
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     3 families, 222 genera, 1497 species
Infraorder
Neotropical
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     17 families, 53 genera, 129 species
Infraorder
Neotropical
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     2 families, 2 genera, 5 species
Infraorder
Neotropical
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 1 genus, 5 species

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Neotropical
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 6 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1448 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 5 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesBee Flies
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 39 SpeciesBrine fly
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesLouse Flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 2 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBot flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSnipe flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 40 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 25 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesTethinid flies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
23 Families with 1636 Species in Neotropical
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ



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
ABCDEFGHIJKLM
NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
German Flag Brachycera
 Arthropoda (Database)
 Contact
 Copyrights
 Distribution Tree
 Glossary
 Imprint
 New pictures
 Taxonomy Tree
 Unknown insects
 Unknown spiders