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Distribution path and Subregions of Palau (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Micronesia - Palau
Subregions: Koror, Sonsorol
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Palau
Class
Palau
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 119 families, 475 genera, 969 species
Tree
Subclass
Palau
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 118 families, 474 genera, 968 species
Tree
Infraclass
Palau
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 117 families, 473 genera, 967 species
Tree
Superorder
Palau
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 81 families, 327 genera, 693 species
Tree
Order
Palau
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 37 families, 159 genera, 410 species
Tree
Suborder
Palau
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 27 families, 91 genera, 162 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
Palau
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     2 families, 10 genera, 15 species
Infraorder
Palau
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     23 families, 70 genera, 133 species
Infraorder
Palau
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     1 family, 10 genera, 13 species
Infraorder
Palau
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Palau
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 11 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 6 SpeciesBlow flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 1 SpeciesEye flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesKelp Flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 9 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 30 SpeciesFruit flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 7 SpeciesBrine fly
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 6 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 2 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 1 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesHouse flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 9 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 4 SpeciesFlesh flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 7 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 5 SpeciesTethinid flies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 2 Species
27 Families with 162 Species in Palau
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Species overview - Checklist for Brachycera in Palau
Species with ANext  
Allograpta citronella (Shiraki, 1963)Info
Amblypsilopus belauensis (Bickel, 1994)Info
Amblypsilopus pallidicornis (Grimshaw, 1901)Info
Amblypsilopus sabroskyi (Bickel, 1994)Info
Asteia acrosticalis (Sabrosky, 1957)Info
Atherigona dybasi (Snyder, 1965)Info
Atherigona laeta (Wiedemann, 1830)Info
Atherigona neoatripalpis (Snyder, 1965)Info
Atherigona orientalis (Schiner, 1868)Pepper fruitflyInfo
Atherigona oryzae (Malloch, 1925)Rice stem flyInfo
Atherigona sabroskyi (Snyder, 1965)Southern California sand cockroachInfo
Atherigona tobi (Snyder, 1965)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bactrocera calophylli (Perkins & May, 1949)Info
Bactrocera frauenfeldi (Schiner, 1868)Mango flyInfo
Bactrocera opacovitta (Drew & Romig, 2013)Info
Bactrocera tau (Walker, 1849)Fruit flyInfo
Baeodrosophila discolor (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Baeodrosophila pallens (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Baeodrosophila pubescens (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Blaesoxipha rufipes (Macquart, 1839)Info
Brachycara ventralis (Thomson, 1869)Info
Brachytarsina carolinae (Maa, 1967)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calodrosophila phalerosa (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Camptopteromyia lanata (James, 1962)Info
Camptopteromyia obscura (James, 1962)Info
Camptopteromyia tibialis (James, 1962)Info
Cephalispa gressitti (Snyder, 1965)Info
Chersodromia argentina (Quate, 1960)Info
Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart, 1843)Hairy maggot blow flyInfo
Chrysosoma leucopogon (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Coelopa palauensis -> Coelopa alluaudiInfo
Coenosia bimorpha (Snyder, 1965)Info
Condylostylus tenebrosus atratum (Parent, 1935)Info
Cosmina pinangiana -> Cosmina bicolorInfo
Crossopalpus simplex (Quate, 1960)Info
Cyclopodia albertisii (Rondani, 1878)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dasyrhicnoessa insularis (Aldrich, 1931)Info
Dasyrhicnoessa phyllodes -> Dasyrhicnoessa tripunctataInfo
Dasyrhicnoessa sexseriata (Hendel, 1913)Info
Dasyrhicnoessa tripunctata (Sasakawa, 1974)Info
Desmometopa flavipalpis (Sabrosky, 1983)Info
Desmometopa terminalis (Sabrosky, 1983)Info
Dettopsomyia formosa (Lamb, 1914)Info
Dichaetomyia sabroskyi (Snyder, 1965)Info
Dichaetomyia vicaria (Walker, 1859)Info
Discomyza maculipennis (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Drosophila fumifera (Reinhard, 1943)Info
Drosophila hypocausta (Osten Sacken, 1882)Info
Drosophila kikkawai (Burla, 1954)Fruit flyInfo
Drosophila nesoetes (Bock & Wheeler, 1972)Info
Drosophila novicia -> Hirtodrosophila noviciaInfo
Drosophila polychaeta (Patterson & Wheeler, 1942)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaphropeza adelphide (Quate, 1960)Info
Elaphropeza atrilinea (Quate, 1960)Info
Elaphropeza formosae (Bezzi, 1907)Info
Eudmeta marginata (Fabricius, 1805)Info
Evaza demeijerei (Brunetti, 1923)Info
Evaza discalis (James, 1962)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gabaza argentea (Walker, 1858)Info
Graphomya rufitibia (Stein, 1918)Info
Graptomyza uchiyamai (Shiraki, 1930)Info
Gymnopapuaia palau (Snyder, 1965)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haematobia exigua (De Meijere, 1906)Buffalo flyInfo
Hecamede granifera (Thomson, 1868)Info
Hemipyrellia tagaliana (Bigot, 1877)Info
Hermetia illucens (Linnaeus, 1758)Black soldier fly larvaeInfo
Hirtodrosophila novicia (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Homoneura acrostichalis (De Meijere, 1915)Info
Homoneura signatifrons (Kertesz, 1900)Info
Hydrotaea chalcogaster (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Hydrotaea spinigera -> Hydrotaea hennigiInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Isomyia caeruleocincta (Bigot, 1877)Info
Isomyia micans (Bigot, 1874)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Japanagromyza eucalypti (Spencer, 1962)Info
Japanagromyza eucalypti eucalypti ()Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Krakatauia micronesiana (Bickel, 1994)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leucophenga argentata (Meijere, 1914)Info
Leucophenga bellula (Bergroth, 1894)Info
Limnophora carolina (Snyder, 1965)Info
Limnophora mesolissa (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Liriomyza palauensis (Spencer, 1963)Info
Lispe albifacies (Malloch, 1929)Info
Lispe fuscipalpis (Malloch, 1929)Info
Lispe incerta (Malloch, 1925)Info
Lispocephala beardsleyi (Snyder, 1965)Info
Lispocephala dispersa (Snyder, 1965)Info
Lispocephala pectinata (Stein, 1900)Info
Lissocephala metallescens (Meijere, 1914)Info
Lissocephala sabroskyi (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Lonchaea belua (Mcalpine, 1964)Info
Lonchaea sabroskyi (Mcalpine, 1964)Info
Lophoteles plumula (Loew, 1858)Info
Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann, 1830)Australian sheep blowflyInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Medetera babelthaup (Bickel, 1994)Info
Medetera salomonis (Parent, 1941)Info
Megaselia chrysophora (Beyer, 1967)Info
Megaselia micronesiae (Beyer, 1967)Info
Megaselia palpella (Beyer, 1967)Info
Megaselia parabasiseta (Bohart, 1947)Info
Megaselia seiuncta (Beyer, 1967)Info
Megaselia setaria (Malloch, 1912)Info
Megaselia tenebricior (Beyer, 1967)Info
Melanagromyza albisquama (Malloch, 1927)Info
Melanagromyza metallica (Thomson, 1869)Info
Melanagromyza sojae (Zehntner, 1900)Soybean flyInfo
Microchrysa flaviventris (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Microdrosophila distincta (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Microdrosophila ochracella (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Microdrosophila pleurolineata (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Mimegralla albimana (Doleschall, 1856)Info
Musca hervei (Villeneuve, 1922)Info
Mycodrosophila amabilis (Meijere, 1911)Info
Mycodrosophila carola (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Mycodrosophila gratiosa (Meijere, 1911)Info
Mycodrosophila gressitti (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neotermes kanehirai (Oshima, 1917)Info
Nesiodrosophila lindae -> Dichaetophora lindaeInfo
Norrbomia marginatis (Adams, 1905)Info
Notogramma cimiciformis (Loew, 1868)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ophiomyia atralis (Spencer, 1961)Info
Ophiomyia cornuta (De Meijere, 1910)Info
Ophiomyia phaseoli (Tryon, 1895)Bean flyInfo
Orasiopa mera (Cresson, 1939)Info
Orchisia costata (Meigen, 1826)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachytarsella boharti (Richards, 1963)Info
Paramycodrosophila parapictula (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Paramycodrosophila pictula (Meijere, 1911)Info
Parvisquama bifurcata (Snyder, 1965)Info
Parvisquama ciliata (Malloch, 1929)Info
Pemphigonotus vixen (Curran, 1936)Info
Phasmaphleps pacifica (Bickel, 2006)Info
Placopsidella cynocephala (Kertesz, 1901)Info
Placopsidella grandis (Cresson, 1925)Info
Placopsidella liparoides (Meijere, 1916)Info
Poecilosomella punctipennis (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Polytrichophora brunneifrons (Meijere, 1916)Info
Pseudonapomyza spicata (Malloch, 1914)Info
Pseudorhicnoessa spinipes (Malloch, 1914)Info
Ptecticus longipennis (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Puliciphora pulex (Dahl, 1898)Info
Pygophora minuscula (Snyder, 1965)Info
Pygophora palauensis (Snyder, 1965)Info
Pygophora respondens (Walker, 1859)Info
Pygophora tarsaseta (Snyder, 1965)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rachispoda disciseta (Richards, 1963)Info
Rachispoda subtinctipennis (Brunetti, 1913)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sarcophaga carolinensis (Lopes, 1958)Info
Sarcophaga dux -> Sarcophaga kohlaInfo
Sarcophaga variabilis (Lopes, 1958)Info
Scaptodrosophila fuscopalpis (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Scaptodrosophila palauana (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Scaptodrosophila scaptomyzoidea (Duda, 1923)Info
Scaptodrosophila setifera (Wheeler & Takada, 1964)Info
Syneches platybregmus (Quate, 1960)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tabanus palauensis (Takahashi, 1944)Info
Trachyopella collinella (Richards, 1946)Info
Trachyopella lutea (Richards, 1963)Info
Trichochaeta recedens (Walker, 1861)Info
Tropicomyia atomella (Malloch, 1914)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Woodiphora curtissima (Beyer, 1967)Info
Species with XBack  Top
Xenasteia divergens (Hardy, 1980)Info
Xenasteia palauensis (Hardy, 1980)Info
162 Species in Brachycera for Palau listed
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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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