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Distribution path and Subregions of Saint Lucia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean - Caribbean islands - Antilles - Lesser Antilles - Saint Lucia
Taxonomy for Drosophilidae (Fruit flies) in Saint Lucia
Class
Saint Lucia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 81 families, 218 genera, 307 species
Tree
Subclass
Saint Lucia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 80 families, 217 genera, 306 species
Tree
Infraclass
Saint Lucia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 76 families, 205 genera, 291 species
Tree
Superorder
Saint Lucia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 51 families, 142 genera, 213 species
Tree
Order
Saint Lucia
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 16 families, 27 genera, 36 species
Tree
Suborder
Saint Lucia
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 10 families, 15 genera, 20 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Saint Lucia
Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
 8 families, 12 genera, 16 species
Tree
Section
Saint Lucia
Schizophora (Becher, 1882)
 8 families, 12 genera, 16 species
Tree
Subsection
Saint Lucia
Acalyptratae (Macquart, 1835) (Acalyptrate muscoids)
 8 families, 12 genera, 16 species
Tree
Superfamily
Saint Lucia
Ephydroidea (Zetterstedt, 1837)
 1 family, 2 genera, 3 species
Tree
Family
Saint Lucia
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) (Fruit flies) - Systematics
 2 genera, 3 species
Site
Tree
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Genera137    worldwide
Species6.065    worldwide
Common namesFruit flies, Vinegar flies, Small fruit flies, Pomace flies
German namesTaufliegen, Obstfliegen, Fruchtfliegen, Gärfliegen, Mostfliegen, Essigfliegen
Dutch namesFruitvliegjes
Danish namesBananfluer
Finnish namesMahlakärpäset
Norwegian namesFruktfluer
Swedish namesDaggflugor
AuthorRondani, 1856
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian


Ecozones:

Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Oriental
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesDrosophilidae in faunaeur.org
Drosophilidae in itis.gov
Drosophilidae in dyntaxa.se
Drosophilidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Drosophilidae in Saint Lucia
Drosophila gilva -> Hirtodrosophila gilvaInfo
Drosophila melina (Wheeler, 1962)Info
Hirtodrosophila gilva (Burla, 1956)Info
3 Species in Drosophilidae for Saint Lucia listed
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
InfraorderMuscomorpha
SectionSchizophora
SubsectionAcalyptratae
Acalyptrate muscoids
SuperfamilyEphydroidea
FamilyDrosophilidae
Fruit flies, Vinegar flies, Small fruit flies, Pomace flies
AuthorRondani, 1856

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