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Distribution path and Subregions of South America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America
Subregions: Amazon basin (Amazon River, Lower Amazon), Andes, Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, La Pampa, Mendoza, Misiones, Neuquén, North Argentina, Salta, San Juan Province, San Luis Province, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé Province, Santiago del Estero, South Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Tucumán), Bolivia, Brazil (Central Brazil, North Brazil, Northeast Brazil, South Brazil, Southeast Brazil, West Central Brazil), Chile (Central Chile, North Chile, South Chile, Valparaiso Region), Colombia (Bogota), Ecuador (Azuay, Bolivar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Galápagos, Guayas, Imbabura, Loja, Los Rios, Napo, Pichincha, Santa Elena, Sucumbios, Tungurahua), Falkland Islands, French Guiana (Cayenne), Guyana, Northern South America, Paraguay, Peru (Amazon region), Southern South America, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in South America
Class
South America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 879 families, 20255 genera, 142109 species
Tree
Subclass
South America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 863 families, 20184 genera, 141986 species
Tree
Infraclass
South America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 793 families, 19845 genera, 140520 species
Tree
Superorder
South America
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 467 families, 15469 genera, 121738 species
Tree
Order
South America
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 125 families, 3525 genera, 25210 species
Tree
Suborder
South America
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 94 families, 2878 genera, 16896 species
Site
Tree
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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
South America
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     16 families, 520 genera, 3692 species
Infraorder
South America
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     67 families, 2121 genera, 11285 species
Infraorder
South America
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     6 families, 162 genera, 794 species
Infraorder
South America
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     4 families, 74 genera, 1124 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in South America
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 79 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 350 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 74 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 6 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 4 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1419 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 25 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 2 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 28 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 6 SpeciesSap flies
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 5 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 489 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 35 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 160 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 19 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFilth flies
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 1 SpeciesBeetle flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 42 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chimeromyiidae (Grimaldi & Cumming, 2009) - 1 Species
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 284 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 3 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 107 SpeciesDruid Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 163 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 4 Species
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 20 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 5 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 2 SpeciesBog flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 696 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 504 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 463 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 291 SpeciesBrine fly
Eurychoromyiidae (Hennig, 1958) -> Lauxaniidae - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed flies
Evocoidae (Yeates, Irwin & Wiegmann, 2006) - 1 Species
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 71 SpeciesLittle house flies
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 5 SpeciesKelp flies
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) - 2 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 2 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 83 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 45 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 229 SpeciesHybotid flies
Inbiomyiidae (Buck, 2006) - 9 Species
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 200 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 82 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 1 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 221 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 63 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 786 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 70 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 16 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 61 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 31 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 41 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 18 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 49 SpeciesBot flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 8 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 19 SpeciesTimber flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 7 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 19 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 1136 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 7 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 206 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 13 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 14 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 25 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 25 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 50 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionemestriidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 1 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 74 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 266 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 146 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 29 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 673 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 15 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 80 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 36 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 6 Species
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 232 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 667 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 137 SpeciesBat flies
Syringogastridae (Prado, 1969) - 7 Species
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1234 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1106 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2141 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 30 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 698 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 3 SpeciesFern Flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 40 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 112 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 241 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 4 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 6 SpeciesAwl-flies
Zhangsolvidae (Nagatomi & Yang, 1998) - 2 Species
94 Families with 16896 Species in South America
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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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