Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Higher Taxon ORTHORRHAPHA Brauer, 1863

Compiler and date details

30 June 2005 - M. Elliott, Australian Museum, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and ABRS, Canberra, ACT.


Division or Infraorder Orthorrhapha is used here as a grouping for several superfamilies of bracyceran flies with a simple, obtect pupa (see CSIRO 1991). While all taxa represented in Australia in the Stratiomyoidea, Tabanoidea, Bombylioidea and Xylophagoidea are included, the Asiloidea and Empidoidea are, as yet, incomplete.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
01-Feb-2019 DIPTERA Linnaeus, 1758 19-Dec-2018 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)