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Distribution path and Subregions of Zimbabwe (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Zimbabwe
Subregions: North Zimbabwe (Mashonaland), South Zimbabwe (Manicaland, Masvingo)
Taxonomy for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Zimbabwe
Class
Zimbabwe
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 390 families, 4431 genera, 12785 species
Tree
Subclass
Zimbabwe
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 388 families, 4424 genera, 12777 species
Tree
Infraclass
Zimbabwe
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 374 families, 4349 genera, 12569 species
Tree
Superorder
Zimbabwe
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 254 families, 3708 genera, 11226 species
Tree
Order
Zimbabwe
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 70 families, 688 genera, 1914 species
Tree
Suborder
Zimbabwe
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 58 families, 552 genera, 1444 species
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Families176    worldwide
Genera12.671    worldwide
Species179.253    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
Zimbabwe
    Asilomorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     11 families, 147 genera, 473 species
Infraorder
Zimbabwe
    Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
     41 families, 368 genera, 842 species
Infraorder
Zimbabwe
    Stratiomyomorpha (Wood, 1990)
     4 families, 23 genera, 33 species
Infraorder
Zimbabwe
    Tabanomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (March Flies)
     1 family, 13 genera, 94 species
Infraorder
Zimbabwe
    Vermileonomorpha (Griffiths, 1994)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species

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Family overview for Brachycera (Short-horned flies) in Zimbabwe
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSpider flies
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 23 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 228 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 2 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 173 SpeciesBee Flies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 69 SpeciesBlow flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 50 SpeciesEye flies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 19 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 16 SpeciesFruit flies
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 12 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 16 SpeciesBrine fly
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 1 SpeciesLittle house flies
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 3 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 7 SpeciesHybotid flies
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 18 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 7 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 1 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Marginidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 2 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 1 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 90 SpeciesHouse flies
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 14 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 4 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 1 SpeciesNobody Flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 1 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBot flies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 18 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 10 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 15 SpeciesSignal flies
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesRust flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 19 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 6 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) -> Rhinophorinae - 1 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 36 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 3 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 3 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 3 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 59 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 94 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 125 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 187 SpeciesPeacock flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesTherevids
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 2 SpeciesWormlions
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 2 SpeciesWood soldier flies
58 Families with 1444 Species in Zimbabwe
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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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