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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 4
Exploring the Dragonfly Fauna of Tehsil Tangi District Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Muhammad Seyab, Sardar Azhar Mehmood, Safir Khan, Arif Jan, Haroon

Present study were carried out in Tehsil Tangi, District Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. A total of 188 specimens of dragonfly were reported, these specimens belong to 2 (Libellulidae and Gomphidae) families, 7 generas and 11 species. Most numbers of species belonging to family Libellulidae 177 (94.15%) and the least numbers of species are belonging to family Gomphidae 11 (5.85%). Greatest plentiful genera is Orthetrum (87n) (46.28%), Tremea (23n) (12.23%), Pantala (19n) (10.11%), Trithemis (17n) (9.04%), Acisoma (16n) (8.51%) and the least number of dragonfly genera is Ictinogomphus (11n) (5.85%), followed by Crocothemis (15n) (7.98%). The supreme size of dragonfly is Ictinogomphus ferox (26.5±0.5 B.L) (17.5±0.4 Fore W.S) (16±2.0 Hind W.S) and the smallest size dragonfly is Acisoma panrpoid panrpoid (10.5±1 B.L) (8.5±0.7 Fore W.S) (7.5±0.5 Hind W.S). The aim of the present study to fully evaluate the predatory dragonfly fauna of District Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
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How to cite this article:
Muhammad Seyab, Sardar Azhar Mehmood, Safir Khan, Arif Jan, Haroon. Exploring the Dragonfly Fauna of Tehsil Tangi District Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2015;3(4):186-188.
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