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Distribution path and Subregions of United Kingdom (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - British Isles - United Kingdom
Subregions: Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales), Northern Ireland
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in United Kingdom
Class
United Kingdom
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 723 families, 8145 genera, 32838 species
Tree
Subclass
United Kingdom
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 717 families, 8045 genera, 32709 species
Tree
Infraclass
United Kingdom
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 654 families, 7875 genera, 32412 species
Tree
Superorder
United Kingdom
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 421 families, 6493 genera, 28886 species
Tree
Order
United Kingdom
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 109 families, 1731 genera, 9177 species
Tree
Suborder
United Kingdom
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 81 families, 1096 genera, 5557 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
United Kingdom
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     11 families, 155 genera, 954 species
Infraorder
United Kingdom
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     64 families, 898 genera, 4445 species
Infraorder
United Kingdom
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 32 genera, 105 species
Infraorder
United Kingdom
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     2 families, 11 genera, 53 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in United Kingdom
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 3 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 470 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 280 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 24 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 91 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 8 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 3 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 11 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSap flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 6 Species
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 2 SpeciesBee lice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 66 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 6 SpeciesCamillid flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 2 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 24 SpeciesFilth flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 34 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 216 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 11 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 12 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 3 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 8 SpeciesBog flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 368 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 85 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 8 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 241 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 171 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 67 SpeciesLittle house flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 1 Species
Heterocheilidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 69 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 21 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 203 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 70 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 50 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 8 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Megamerinidae (Hendel, 1913) - 1 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 12 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 20 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 396 SpeciesHouse flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 3 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 10 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesBot flies
Opetiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFlat-footed flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 18 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 18 SpeciesFlutter flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 10 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) - 2 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 374 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 16 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 115 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 33 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 8 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 39 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionemestriidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 1 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 8 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 1 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 85 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 58 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 4 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 74 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 31 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 151 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 514 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 47 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 495 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 127 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 11 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 25 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 6 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 6 SpeciesAwl-flies
81 Families with 5557 Species in United Kingdom
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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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