Statistics for Afrotropical Region
The following statistics are based on version 8.5 of the BioSystematic Database of World Diptera. For the Afrotropical region this version contains a total of 23,206 species name records of which 19,824 (85%) represent valid species. 95% of the species are endemic to the Afrotropical region.
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Source tables: valid species per family, valid species per year, name records per family, name records per year.