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Distribution path and Subregions of New Zealand (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia - New Zealand
Subregions: Auckland Islands (Auckland Island, Enderby Island), Campbell Islands (Campbell Island), Chatham Islands (Pitt Island), Kermadec Islands, North Island (Bay of Plenty, Coromandel Peninsula, Gisborne, Northland Peninsula), Snares Islands, South Island, Stephens Island
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in New Zealand
Class
New Zealand
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 441 families, 3694 genera, 13286 species
Tree
Subclass
New Zealand
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 436 families, 3689 genera, 13279 species
Tree
Infraclass
New Zealand
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 419 families, 3643 genera, 13198 species
Tree
Superorder
New Zealand
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 289 families, 2817 genera, 10862 species
Tree
Order
New Zealand
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 79 families, 684 genera, 3196 species
Tree
Suborder
New Zealand
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 56 families, 416 genera, 1501 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
New Zealand
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     9 families, 106 genera, 493 species
Infraorder
New Zealand
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     44 families, 283 genera, 927 species
Infraorder
New Zealand
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     2 families, 20 genera, 50 species
Infraorder
New Zealand
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 7 genera, 31 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in New Zealand
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 55 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 1 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Australimyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 5 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 32 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 77 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 13 SpeciesSurge Flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 4 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 52 SpeciesEye flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 10 SpeciesKelp Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 10 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 176 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 15 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 143 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 49 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 11 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 Species
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 1 SpeciesKelp flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 17 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 36 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 3 SpeciesLouse Flies
Huttoninidae (Steyskal, 1965) - 9 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 20 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 21 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 1 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 1 SpeciesStilt Flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 73 SpeciesHouse flies
Mystacinobiidae (Holloway, 1976) - 1 Species
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBot flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 17 SpeciesFlutter flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 44 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 5 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 3 SpeciesSignal flies
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnipe flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 4 SpeciesFlesh flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 22 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 48 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 92 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 171 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 37 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 1 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 83 SpeciesTherevids
56 Families with 1501 Species in New Zealand
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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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