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Muscomorpha 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 131750

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Infraorder  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: unknown   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderDiptera  – mosca, mosquito, gnats, mosquitoes, true flies  
                                  SuborderBrachycera  – circular-seamed flies, muscoid flies, short-horned flies, mouches muscoïdes  
                                     InfraorderMuscomorpha   
    Direct Children:  
                                        Family Acartophthalmidae  – acartophthalmid flies 
                                        Family Acroceridae  – small-headed flies 
                                        Family Agromyzidae  – leafminer flies, mineuses 
                                        Family Anthomyiidae  – anthomyiid flies 
                                        Family Anthomyzidae  – anthomyzid flies 
                                        Family Apioceridae  – flower-loving flies 
                                        Family Asilidae  – robber flies 
                                        Family Asteiidae  – cryptochelid flies 
                                        Family Atelestidae   
                                        Family Aulacigastridae  – aulacigastrid flies 
                                        Family Bombyliidae  – bee flies, bombiles 
                                        Family Braulidae  – bee lice 
                                        Family Calliphoridae  – blow flies, bluebottles, cluster flies, greenbottles 
                                        Family Camillidae  – camillid flies 
                                        Family Campichoetidae   
                                        Family Canaceidae  – surf flies 
                                        Family Carnidae   
                                        Family Chamaemyiidae  – aphid flies, small dung flies 
                                        Family Chloropidae  – chloropid flies 
                                        Family Chyromyidae  – chiromyid flies 
                                        Family Clusiidae  – clusiid flies 
                                        Family Coelopidae  – kelp flies, seaweed flies 
                                        Family Conopidae  – thick-headed flies 
                                        Family Cryptochetidae  – cryptochetid flies 
                                        Family Curtonotidae  – curtonotid flies 
                                        Family Cypselosomatidae   
                                        Family Diastatidae  – diastatid flies 
                                        Family Diopsidae  – stalk-eyed flies 
                                        Family Dolichopodidae  – longlegged flies 
                                        Family Drosophilidae  – pomace flies, small fruit flies, vinegar flies, drosophiles, moucherons, mouches du vinaigre 
                                        Family Dryomyzidae  – dryomyzid flies 
                                        Family Empididae  – balloon flies, dance flies 
                                        Family Ephydridae  – brine flies, shore flies 
                                        Family Fanniidae   
                                        Family Heleomyzidae  – heleomyzid flies 
                                        Family Hilarimorphidae  – hilarimorphid flies 
                                        Family Hippoboscidae  – keds, louse flies 
                                        Family Hybotidae   
                                        Family Lauxaniidae  – beach flies, lauxaniid flies 
                                        Family Lonchaeidae  – lanceflies, lonchaeid flies 
                                        Family Lonchopteridae  – spear-winged flies 
                                        Family Micropezidae  – stilt-legged flies 
                                        Family Microphoridae   
                                        Family Milichiidae  – milichiid flies 
                                        Family Muscidae  – face flies, horn flies, house flies, muscid flies, stable flies, tsetse flies, mouches communes, mouches des cornes, mouches d'étables, mouches faciales, mouches tsé-tsé 
                                        Family Mydidae  – mydas flies 
                                        Family Nemestrinidae  – tangle-veined flies 
                                        Family Neriidae  – cactus flies 
                                        Family Odiniidae  – odiniid flies 
                                        Family Oestridae  – bot flies, warble flies 
                                        Family Otitidae  – picture-winged flies 
                                        Family Pallopteridae  – pallopterid flies 
                                        Family Periscelididae  – periscelidid flies 
                                        Family Phoridae  – humpbacked flies 
                                        Family Piophilidae  – cheese skippers, skipper flies 
                                        Family Pipunculidae  – big-headed flies 
                                        Family Platypezidae  – flat-footed flies 
                                        Family Platystomatidae  – picture-winged flies 
                                        Family Psilidae  – rust flies 
                                        Family Pyrgotidae  – pyrgotid flies 
                                        Family Rhinophoridae  – woodlouse flies 
                                        Family Richardidae  – richardid flies, thyreophorid flies 
                                        Family Ropalomeridae  – ropalomerid flies 
                                        Family Sarcophagidae  – flesh flies, mouches à viande 
                                        Family Scathophagidae  – dung flies 
                                        Family Scenopinidae  – windoe flies, window flies 
                                        Family Sciomyzidae  – marsh flies 
                                        Family Sepsidae  – black scavenger flies 
                                        Family Sphaeroceridae   
                                        Family Strongylophthalmyiidae   
                                        Family Syrphidae  – syrphid flies, syrphes, syrphides 
                                        Family Tachinidae  – tachinid flies 
                                        Family Tanypezidae  – tanypezid flies 
                                        Family Tephritidae Newman, 1834 – fruit flies, téphrites, fruit flies 
                                        Family Tethinidae  – tethinid flies 
                                        Family Therevidae  – stiletto flies 
                                        Family Vermileonidae   
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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