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Distribution path and Subregions of Oceania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania
Subregions: Australasia (Australia, New Guinea), Melanesia (Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu), Micronesia (Caroline Islands, Gilbert Islands, Guam, Kiribati, Line Islands, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Wake Island), Polynesia (American Samoa, Cook Islands, Easter Island, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Rotuma, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Oceania
Class
Oceania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 906 families, 22554 genera, 146142 species
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Subclass
Oceania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 893 families, 22398 genera, 145849 species
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Infraclass
Oceania
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 847 families, 22113 genera, 144652 species
Tree
Superorder
Oceania
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 518 families, 16732 genera, 121793 species
Tree
Order
Oceania
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 130 families, 2765 genera, 24144 species
Tree
Suborder
Oceania
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 97 families, 2052 genera, 15641 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
Oceania
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     14 families, 452 genera, 4274 species
Infraorder
Oceania
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     74 families, 1422 genera, 10006 species
Infraorder
Oceania
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 125 genera, 533 species
Infraorder
Oceania
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     4 families, 52 genera, 827 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Oceania
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 66 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 362 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 20 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 6 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 78 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 3 Species
Archisargidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 716 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 29 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 16 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Australimyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 9 Species
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 3 Species
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 13 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 546 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 53 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 465 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 59 SpeciesSurge Flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 3 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 46 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 577 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 5 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 101 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 26 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 126 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 5 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 17 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1716 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1316 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 248 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 255 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 21 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 38 Species
Gobryidae (Mcalpine, 1997) - 1 Species
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 2 SpeciesKelp flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 38 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 115 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 72 SpeciesLouse Flies
Huttoninidae (Steyskal, 1965) - 9 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 119 SpeciesHybotid flies
Ironomyiidae (Mcalpine & Martin, 1966) - 3 SpeciesIronic flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 462 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 53 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 3 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 83 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 40 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 859 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 52 SpeciesMydas flies
Mystacinobiidae (Holloway, 1976) - 1 Species
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 5 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 1 Species
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 69 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 7 SpeciesNobody Flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 20 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 4 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nothybidae (Frey, 1927) - 1 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 81 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesBot flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 17 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 35 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 14 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) -> Sciomyzidae - 1 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 345 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 13 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 172 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 27 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 544 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 15 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 24 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 77 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 67 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhiniidae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 Species
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 33 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 2 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 214 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 97 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 47 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 30 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 169 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 444 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 21 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 566 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 778 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1037 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 25 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 1150 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 8 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 50 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 506 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 27 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 5 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 6 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 11 SpeciesAwl-flies
97 Families with 15641 Species in Oceania
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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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