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Distribution path and Subregions of Vanuatu (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia - Vanuatu
Subregions: New Hebrides
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Vanuatu
Class
Vanuatu
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 169 families, 590 genera, 1139 species
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Subclass
Vanuatu
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 168 families, 589 genera, 1138 species
Tree
Infraclass
Vanuatu
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 165 families, 586 genera, 1135 species
Tree
Superorder
Vanuatu
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 115 families, 450 genera, 905 species
Tree
Order
Vanuatu
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 43 families, 153 genera, 307 species
Tree
Suborder
Vanuatu
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 34 families, 120 genera, 224 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
Vanuatu
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     4 families, 14 genera, 34 species
Infraorder
Vanuatu
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     28 families, 90 genera, 172 species
Infraorder
Vanuatu
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     1 family, 12 genera, 14 species
Infraorder
Vanuatu
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 4 genera, 4 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Vanuatu
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 20 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesRobber flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 12 SpeciesBlow flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 2 SpeciesEye flies
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 2 SpeciesDruid Flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 27 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 16 SpeciesFruit flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 4 SpeciesBrine fly
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 5 SpeciesLouse Flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 3 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 3 SpeciesStilt Flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesHouse flies
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 1 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 6 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 3 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesSignal flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesCommon fleas
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 10 SpeciesFlesh flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 5 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 4 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 19 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
34 Families with 224 Species in Vanuatu
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Species overview - Checklist for Brachycera in Vanuatu
Species with ANext  
Acropsilus albitibia (Bickel, 1998)Info
Actinochaetopteryx proclinata (Shima, 1988)Info
Amblypsilopus ambrym (Bickel, 2006)Info
Amblypsilopus dequierosi (Bickel, 2009)Info
Amblypsilopus elatus (Bickel, 2009)Info
Amblypsilopus lenakel (Bickel, 2006)Info
Amblypsilopus penaoru (Bickel, 2009)Info
Amblypsilopus sounwari (Beckel, 2009)Info
Anabarhynchus hebes varicincta (Bigot, 1860)Info
Anabarhynchus hyalipennis (Macquart, 1846)Info
Anthrax incomptus (Walker, 1849)Info
Artemitomima mirabilis (James, 1948)Info
Atherigona orientalis (Schiner, 1868)Pepper fruitflyInfo
Atherigona oryzae (Malloch, 1925)Rice stem flyInfo
Atherigona poecilopoda (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Atherigona punctata (Karl, 1940)Info
Atherigona simplex (Thomas, 1869)Info
Atherigona tibiseta (Malloch, 1924)Info
Austalis luciliomima (Hull, 1944)Info
Austalis muscomima (Hull, 1944)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bactrocera anomala (Drew, 1971)Info
Bactrocera anomalus (Drew, 1971)Info
Bactrocera curvipennis (Froggatt, 1909)Info
Bactrocera gracilis (Drew, 1972)Info
Bactrocera minuta (Drew, 1971)Info
Bactrocera murrayi (Perkins, 1939)Info
Bactrocera neoxanthodes (Drew & Romig, 2001)Info
Bactrocera paraxanthodes (Drew & Hancock, 1995)Info
Bactrocera peneobscura (Drew & Romig, 2001)Info
Bactrocera quadrisetosa (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Bactrocera redunca (Drew, 1971)Info
Bactrocera simulata (Malloch, 1939)Info
Bactrocera trilineola (Drew, 1989)Info
Bactrocera umbrosa (Fabricius, 1805)Breadfruit flyInfo
Blaesoxipha rufipes (Macquart, 1839)Info
Brachytarsina adversa (Maa & Marshall, 1981)Info
Brachytarsina amboinensis (Rondani, 1878)Info
Brachytarsina asellisci (Maa & Marshall, 1981)Info
Brachytarsina pretiosa (Falcoz, 1924)Info
Brachytarsina rouxi (Falcoz, 1921)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calliphora aruspex (Bezzi, 1927)Info
Calliphora espiritusanta (Kurahashi, 1971)Info
Calycomyza humeralis (Roser, 1840)Aster leafminerInfo
Cavillatrix intermedia (Shima, 1996)Info
Cephalispa commoni (Paramonov, 1961)Info
Cephalochrysa chrysidiformis (Lindner, 1937)Info
Ceriana oceanica (Hull, 1944)Info
Cerodontha piliseta (Becker, 1903)Info
Chasmia orthellioides (Mackerras, 1971)Info
Chromatopoda annulipes (Walker, 1849)Info
Chrysomya nigripes (Aubertin, 1932)Info
Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart, 1843)Hairy maggot blow flyInfo
Chrysomya varipes (Macquart, 1851)Small hairy maggot blowflyInfo
Chrysosoma molestum (Parent, 1934)Info
Chrysosoma provocans (Parent, 1934)Info
Coenosia pumilio (Stein, 1900)Info
Craspedochaeta sasakawai -> Czernyola sasakawaiInfo
Ctenocephalides felis felis (Bouche, 1885)Cat FleaInfo
Cyclopodia oxycephala (Bigot, 1860)Info
Cyclopodia planipyga (Maa, 1968)Info
Cydistomyia solomensis (Ricardo, 1915)Info
Czernyola sasakawai (Lonsdale & Marshall, 2006)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dacus taui (Drew & Romig, 2001)Info
Dasyrhicnoessa insularis (Aldrich, 1931)Info
Dichaetomyia quadrata (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Dichaetomyia univittata (Couri, Pont & Daugeron, 2010)Info
Dichaetomyia vicaria (Walker, 1859)Info
Dioxyna conflicta (Curran, 1929)Info
Dirioxa fuscipennis (Hancockhancock & Drew, 2003)Info
Dirioxa pornia (Walker, 1849)Island fruit flyInfo
Discomyza maculipennis (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Dissoptera heterothrix (Meijere, 1908)Info
Dolichopus melanesiana (Bickel, 2008)Info
Drosimomyia baueri (James, 1950)Info
Drosophila ananassae (Doleschall, 1858)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Episyrphus praefica (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Eufijia ovalis (James, 1950)Info
Eutropha noctilux (Walker, 1859)Info
Euxesta laffooni (Steyskal, 1952)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gabaza argentea (Walker, 1858)Info
Gabaza dorsalis (James, 1950)Info
Geron malekulanus (Evenhuis, 1979)Info
Geron mysticus (Evenhuis, 1979)Info
Geron terminatus (Evenhuis, 1979)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haplophleba distans (Borgmeier, 1961)Info
Helina flavoextrema (Couri, Pont & Daugeron, 2010)Info
Hemipyrellia aureocrura (James, 1971)Info
Hermetia illucens (Linnaeus, 1758)Black soldier fly larvaeInfo
Hippobosca equina (Linnaeus, 1758)Forest FlyInfo
Hyadina hivaoae (Malloch, 1933)Info
Hydrotaea chalcogaster (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Hydrotaea hennigi (Pont, 1986)Info
Hydrotaea spinigera -> Hydrotaea hennigiInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Japanagromyza duchesneae (Sasakawa, 1954)Info
Japanagromyza scelesta (Spencer, 1966)Info
Japanagromyza setigera (Malloch, 1914)Info
Japanagromyza trifida (Spencer, 1962)Info
Japanagromyza triformis (Spencer, 1962)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Krakatauia cheesmanae (Bickel, 2008)Info
Krakatauia epiensis (Bickel, 2008)Info
Krakatauia evulgata (Becker, 1922)Info
Krakatauia malakula (Bickel, 2008)Info
Krakatauia ounua (Bickel, 2008)Info
Krakatauia tanna (Bickel, 2008)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamprolonchaea lustrata (Mcalpine, 1964)Info
Lamprolonchaea photinia (Mcalpine, 1964)Info
Leucophenga flavohalterata (Malloch, 1925)Info
Limnophora efatensis (Shinonaga, 2005)Info
Limnophora longiantennata (Couri, Pont & Daugeron, 2010)Info
Limnophora mesolissa (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Liriomyza brassicae (Riley, 1885)Serpentine leaf minerInfo
Liriomyza caulophaga (Kleinschmidt, 1961)Info
Lispe assimilis -> Lispe uliginosaInfo
Lispe fuscipalpis (Malloch, 1929)Info
Lispe incerta (Malloch, 1925)Info
Lispe nicobarensis (Schiner, 1868)Info
Lispe uliginosa (Fallen, 1825)Info
Lissocephala metallescens (Meijere, 1914)Info
Lonchaea iridala (Mcalpine, 1964)Info
Lophoteles cheesmanae (James, 1950)Info
Lophoteles plumula (Loew, 1858)Info
Lucilia calviceps (Bezzi, 1927)Info
Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann, 1830)Australian sheep blowflyInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maira sodalis (Walker, 1858)Info
Medetera austroapicalis (Bickel, 1987)Info
Medetera salomonis (Parent, 1941)Info
Megaselia turgidilla (Borgmeier, 1967)Info
Melanagromyza metallica (Thomson, 1869)Info
Melanagromyza sojae (Zehntner, 1900)Soybean flyInfo
Melangyna dichoptica (Vockeroth, 1969)Info
Melanostoma apicale (Bigot, 1884)Info
Microchrysa flaviventris (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Microsania hebridensis (Chandler, 1994)Info
Mimegralla contingens (Walker, 1864)Info
Mimegralla extrema (Hennig, 1935)Info
Mimegralla novaehebrideana (Steyskal, 1952)Info
Musca vetustissima (Walker, 1849)Australian bush flyInfo
Muscina stabulans (Fallen, 1817)False stable flyInfo
Mycodrosophila gratiosa (Meijere, 1911)Info
Mycodrosophila melaniae (Mcevey, 2005)Info
Mycodrosophila ocellata (Mcevey, 2005)Info
Mycodrosophila palpalis (Mcevey, 2005)Info
Mycodrosophila planata (Mcevey, 2005)Info
Mycodrosophila umbra (Mcevey, 2005)Info
Mycodrosophila vannuatuae (Mcevey, 2005)Info
Mycodrosophila vanuatuae (Mcevey & Polak, 2005)Info
Myophthiria neohebudarum (Maa, 1980)Info
Myospila novaehebudae (Vockeroth, 1972)Info
Myospila propinqua (Stein, 1900)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neotermes sanctaecrucis (Snyder, 1925)Info
Neotermes sjostedti (Desneux, 1908)Info
Norrbomia tropica (Duda, 1923)Info
Notohermetia pilifrons (James, 1950)Info
Nycteribia alternata (Maa, 1962)Info
Nycteribia bakeri (Scott, 1932)Info
Nycteribia rothschildi (Theodor, 1967)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontomyia nitidissima (James, 1950)Info
Onesia apouna (Kurahashi, 1982)Info
Onesia gonidecoides (Kurahashi, 1982)Info
Onesia pubescens (Macquart, 1851)Info
Onesia santamaria (Kurahashi, 1982)Info
Ophiomyia conspicua (Spencer, 1961)Info
Ophiomyia cornuta (De Meijere, 1910)Info
Ophiomyia dumosa (Sasakawa, 2004)Info
Ophiomyia lantanae (Froggat, 1919)Lantana seed flyInfo
Ophiomyia phalloides (Sasakawa, 2004)Info
Ophiomyia phaseoli (Tryon, 1895)Bean flyInfo
Ornithoctona plicata (Von Olfers, 1816)Info
Ornithoica hystricosa (Maa & Marshall, 1981)Info
Ornithomya apelta (Maa, 1969)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parabolbodimyia veitchi (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Paraclius sexmaculatus (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Parapalaeosepsis laffooni (Steyskal, 1949)Info
Paravibrissina aurigera (Shima & Tachi, 2008)Info
Parvisquama ciliata (Malloch, 1929)Info
Parvisquama vanuatuensis (Couri, Pont & Daugeron, 2010)Info
Passeromyia steini (Pont, 1970)Info
Penicillidia buxtoni (Scott, 1932)Info
Phytomyza inusitata (Sasakawa, 2004)Info
Piophila scutellata (Harrison, 1960)Info
Placopsidella insulana (Mathis, 1986)Info
Plagiozopelma bellicum (Bickel, 2005)Info
Plagiozopelma efatense (Bickel, 2005)Info
Plagiozopelma flavipodex (Becker, 1922)Info
Plagiozopelma laffooni (Bickel, 2005)Info
Plagiozopelma santense (Bickel, 2005)Info
Prosena siberita (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Protopiophila scutellata -> Piophila scutellataInfo
Pseudonapomyza spicata (Malloch, 1914)Info
Pseudorichardia bezziana (Steyskal, 1952)Info
Psilopa flavimana (Hendel, 1913)Info
Pygophora caledonica (Bigot, 1885)Info
Pygophora hirtimana (Malloch, 1935)Info
Pygophora hopkinsi (Malloch, 1929)Info
Pygophora respondens (Walker, 1859)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salduba australis (James, 1950)Info
Sarcophaga bezzii -> Sarcophaga mariobezziiInfo
Sarcophaga buxtoni (Salem, 1946)Info
Sarcophaga chalcura (Bezzi, 1927)Info
Sarcophaga hugoi (Pape, 1996)Info
Sarcophaga lopesi (Shinonaga & Kano, 1989)Info
Sarcophaga mariobezzii (Pape, 1991)Info
Sarcophaga vanuatu (Pape, 1991)Info
Scaptomyza australis (Malloch, 1923)Info
Sciapus evulgata (Becker, 1922)Info
Senotainia navagatrix (De Meijere, 1910)Info
Senotainia navigatrix (Meijere, 1910)Info
Solenaspis luciliomima (Hull, 1944)Info
Solenaspis muscomima (Hull, 1944)Info
Spathulina acroleuca (Schiner, 1868)Info
Synthesiomyia nudiseta (Wulp, 1883)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tabanus expulsus (Walker, 1854)Info
Tachytrechus tesselatus ()Info
Tachytrechus tessellatus (Macquart, 1842)Info
Telostylinus praeses (Hennig, 1937)Info
Tricimba vanuatensis (Ismay, 1993)Info
Tropicomyia atomella (Malloch, 1914)Info
Trypetisoma australe (Malloch, 1928)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Woodiphora distans (Borgmeier, 1961)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xenopsylla cheopis (Rothschild, 1903)Tropical rat fleaInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygothrica britannia (Grimaldi, 1990)Info
Zygothrica fijiana (Takada, 1976)Info
Zygothrica malaysiana (Grimaldi, 1990)Info
Zygothrica samoaensis (Malloch, 1934)Info
224 Species in Brachycera for Vanuatu listed
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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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