Damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera) fauna of District Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Naeem Zada, Abid Farid, Ahmed Zia, Muhammad Saeed, Shah Masaud Khan, Ayub Khan, Imtiaz Ali Khan, Fazlullah, Tahir Badshah
Damselfly fauna of district Buner (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan) was surveyed during 2013 and 2014. A total of 230 adult damselflies were collected from fifteen localities of the district during two successive summer seasons. Twelve species of damselflies under 08 genera of 05 families were found, harboring in district Buner, including family Calopterygidae (represented by one species, Neurobasis chinensis chinensis Linnaeus); family Chlorocyphidae (having two genera represented by two species, Libellago lineata lineata Burmeister, Rhinocypha quadrimaculata Selys); family Coenagrionidae (including seven species Ceriagrion coromandelianum Fabricius, Pseudagrion ceylanicum Kirby, P. rubriceps Selys, Ischnura aurora rubilio Selys, I. elegans Vander Linden, I. forcipata Morton, I. fountainei Morton in three genera); family Protoneuridae (having a single species, Elattoneura campioni Fraser); and family Chlorolestidae (represented by a single species, Megalestes major Selys).
Naeem Zada, Abid Farid, Ahmed Zia, Muhammad Saeed, Shah Masaud Khan, Ayub Khan, Imtiaz Ali Khan, Fazlullah, Tahir Badshah. Damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera) fauna of District Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(1):491-495.