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Distribution path and Subregions of Philippines (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - Southeast Asia - Philippines
Subregions: Balabac, Biliran, Bohol, Busuanga, Cebu, Guimaras, Leyte, Luzon, Masbate, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Palawan, Panay, Polillo, Samar, Siargao, Sibuyan, Sulu Archipelago (Basilan, Tawi-Tawi), Tablas
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Philippines
Class
Philippines
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 443 families, 4842 genera, 18573 species
Tree
Subclass
Philippines
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 440 families, 4833 genera, 18563 species
Tree
Infraclass
Philippines
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 422 families, 4743 genera, 18296 species
Tree
Superorder
Philippines
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 280 families, 3689 genera, 15616 species
Tree
Order
Philippines
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 82 families, 812 genera, 3000 species
Tree
Suborder
Philippines
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 63 families, 643 genera, 1830 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
Philippines
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     9 families, 82 genera, 275 species
Infraorder
Philippines
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     48 families, 523 genera, 1420 species
Infraorder
Philippines
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 28 genera, 71 species
Infraorder
Philippines
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     2 families, 10 genera, 64 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Philippines
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 24 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 123 SpeciesRobber flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 4 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 62 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 3 SpeciesSurge Flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 34 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 99 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 18 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 2 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 2 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 2 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 81 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 68 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 36 SpeciesBrine fly
Gobryidae (Mcalpine, 1997) - 1 Species
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 1 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 27 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 34 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 100 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 8 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Megamerinidae (Hendel, 1913) - 1 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 15 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 3 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 107 SpeciesHouse flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 1 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nothybidae (Frey, 1927) - 1 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 23 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 2 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 129 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 35 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 74 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesRust flies
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 4 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 5 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 26 SpeciesFlesh flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 5 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 22 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 47 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 8 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 75 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 142 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 13 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 193 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 7 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 4 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 4 SpeciesAwl-flies
63 Families with 1830 Species in Philippines
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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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