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Distribution path and Subregions of Polynesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia
Subregions: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Easter Island, French Polynesia (Austral Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands), Hawaii (Kaua´i, Maui, Moloka´i, O´ahu), New Zealand (Auckland Islands, Campbell Islands, Chatham Islands, Kermadec Islands, North Island, Snares Islands, South Island, Stephens Island), Niue, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Rotuma, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu (Funafuti Atoll, Nukufetau Atoll)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Polynesia
Class
Polynesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 535 families, 5766 genera, 22774 species
Tree
Subclass
Polynesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 529 families, 5756 genera, 22760 species
Tree
Infraclass
Polynesia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 510 families, 5687 genera, 22604 species
Tree
Superorder
Polynesia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 338 families, 4444 genera, 18861 species
Tree
Order
Polynesia
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 95 families, 1089 genera, 5820 species
Tree
Suborder
Polynesia
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 72 families, 730 genera, 3566 species
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Families176    worldwide
Genera12.671    worldwide
Species179.252    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
Polynesia
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     11 families, 155 genera, 958 species
Infraorder
Polynesia
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     58 families, 538 genera, 2511 species
Infraorder
Polynesia
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     2 families, 29 genera, 65 species
Infraorder
Polynesia
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 8 genera, 32 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Polynesia
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 92 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 9 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 5 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 1 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 23 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Australimyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 5 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 32 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 126 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 27 SpeciesSurge Flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 8 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 85 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 4 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 10 SpeciesKelp Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 10 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 605 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 698 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 146 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 124 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 13 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 Species
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 1 SpeciesKelp flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 17 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 38 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 11 SpeciesLouse Flies
Huttoninidae (Steyskal, 1965) - 9 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 31 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 69 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 10 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 1 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 7 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 5 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 272 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMydas flies
Mystacinobiidae (Holloway, 1976) - 1 Species
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 1 Species
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 1 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesBot flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 17 SpeciesFlutter flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 3 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 79 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 47 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 16 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnipe flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 1 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 31 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 3 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 35 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 70 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 64 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 126 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 214 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 5 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 120 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 1 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 16 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 83 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 18 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 2 Species
72 Families with 3566 Species in Polynesia
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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

Keywords
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