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Distribution path and Subregions of Papua New Guinea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia - Papua New Guinea
Subregions: Bismarck Archipelago (Admiralty Islands, Manus, New Britain, New Ireland), Bougainville, Chimbu, East Sepik, Eastern Highlands, Madang, Milne Bay, Morobe, Papua Region, West Sepik, Western Province
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Papua New Guinea
Class
Papua New Guinea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 360 families, 3471 genera, 15055 species
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Subclass
Papua New Guinea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 353 families, 3459 genera, 15038 species
Tree
Infraclass
Papua New Guinea
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 338 families, 3406 genera, 14914 species
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Superorder
Papua New Guinea
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 240 families, 2855 genera, 13543 species
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Order
Papua New Guinea
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 71 families, 807 genera, 4548 species
Tree
Suborder
Papua New Guinea
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 56 families, 637 genera, 2996 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
Papua New Guinea
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     8 families, 91 genera, 460 species
Infraorder
Papua New Guinea
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     42 families, 471 genera, 2165 species
Infraorder
Papua New Guinea
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 58 genera, 197 species
Infraorder
Papua New Guinea
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     2 families, 17 genera, 174 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Papua New Guinea
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 93 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 120 SpeciesRobber flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 1 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 1 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 125 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 5 SpeciesSurge Flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 10 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 37 SpeciesDruid Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 284 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 233 SpeciesFruit flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 56 SpeciesBrine fly
Gobryidae (Mcalpine, 1997) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 2 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 10 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 3 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 10 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 4 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 7 SpeciesStilt Flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 300 SpeciesHouse flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 1 SpeciesNobody Flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 1 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nothybidae (Frey, 1927) - 1 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 37 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 88 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 17 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 262 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 5 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 3 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 7 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 73 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 2 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 41 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 192 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 3 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 123 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 173 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 59 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 23 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 497 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 11 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 9 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 3 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 1 SpeciesAwl-flies
56 Families with 2996 Species in Papua New Guinea
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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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