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Distribution path and Subregions of USA (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America - USA
Subregions: Alabama (Decatur, Mobile, Montgomery), Alaska (Alaska North Slope, Alaska Peninsula), Arizona (Cochise, Coconino, La Paz, Pima, Yuma), Arkansas, California (Alameda County, Marin County, Mono County, San Bernardino County, Santa Cruz County, South California, Sutter County, Yolo County), Colorado (Denver, Teller County), Connecticut, Delaware, East USA, Florida (Manatee County), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (Wellington Formation), Kentucky (Edmonson County), Lake Erie Islands (Pelee Island), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (Baltimore), Massachusetts, Michigan (Ingham County), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (Ninemile Formation), New Hampshire (Grafton County), New Jersey, New Mexico (Hidalgo County), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northeast USA, Northwest USA, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (Hood River County, Lane County), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, South USA, Southeast USA, Southwest USA, Tennessee (Lake County), Texas (Travis County), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington (Puget Sound, Whitman County), West USA (Green River Formation), West Virginia (Calhoun County), Wisconsin (Grant County), Wyoming
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in USA
Class
USA
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 981 families, 17344 genera, 111151 species
Tree
Subclass
USA
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 970 families, 17200 genera, 110951 species
Tree
Infraclass
USA
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 890 families, 16857 genera, 109345 species
Tree
Superorder
USA
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 523 families, 13283 genera, 91018 species
Tree
Order
USA
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 137 families, 3371 genera, 25747 species
Tree
Suborder
USA
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 94 families, 2511 genera, 18167 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
USA
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     16 families, 579 genera, 6270 species
Infraorder
USA
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     68 families, 1796 genera, 10968 species
Infraorder
USA
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 72 genera, 381 species
Infraorder
USA
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     5 families, 63 genera, 546 species
Infraorder
USA
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in USA
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 2 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 80 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 830 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alinkidae (Krzemi& 324;ski, 1992) - 1 Species
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 630 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 25 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 92 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Apsilocephalidae (Nagatomi & Al., 1991) - 2 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1526 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 35 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 6 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 7 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 3 SpeciesSap flies
Axiniidae (Colless, 1994) - 4 Species
Bolbomyiidae (Stuckenberg, 2001) - 5 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1247 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 29 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 217 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 3 SpeciesCamillid flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 25 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 22 SpeciesFilth flies
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 71 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 385 SpeciesEye flies
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 15 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 50 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 7 SpeciesKelp Flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 82 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 2 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 8 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1660 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 276 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 20 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 592 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 501 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 94 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fergusoninidae (Hennig, 1958) - 3 Species
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 4 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 2 SpeciesKelp flies
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 1 Species
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 154 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hilarimorphidae (Hendel, 1936) - 25 SpeciesHilarimorphid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 37 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 335 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 216 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 112 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 8 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 37 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 59 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 793 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 89 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 195 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 18 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 13 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 11 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 64 SpeciesBot flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 8 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 16 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 7 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 10 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 538 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 55 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 206 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 96 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 75 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 46 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 25 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 12 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 135 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 29 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 15 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 2 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 647 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 159 SpeciesDung flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 147 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 222 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 49 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 244 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 225 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 6 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1158 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 503 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1820 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 11 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 481 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 46 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 227 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 162 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 2 SpeciesWormlions
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 14 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 30 SpeciesAwl-flies
94 Families with 18167 Species in USA
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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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