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

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6
Vertebrate and invertebrate fauna of Tanga dam district Karak Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

Muhammad Zaryab, Muhammad Amjad Yousaf, Shafi Ullah Gul, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sana Ullah, Irfan Haider, Haleema Sadia, Bushra Hafeez Kiani, Muhammad Yaser Khan, Ahmad Nawaz, Abdul Hameed Baloch and Shehzad Zareen

The aim of the research work was to find out the vertebrate and the invertebrate fauna in Tanga dam of district Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan during the period from August to October 2016. Tanga dam includes all the vertebrates, including fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Fishes include Catla catla. Amphibians include Rana tigrina. Reptiles include Xanthus vigilis and Lampropeltis getula. Birds include Passer domesticus, Acridotheres tritis and Anas crecca. Mammals include Capra hircus, Ovis aries, Canis adustus, Bos taures, Equus asinus, Canis lupus and Felis catus. Among invertebrates Pandinus imperator, pterostichus melanarius, Solenopsis invicta and Hirudo medicinalis were abundant in Tanga dam. So from the present study, it may be concluded that Tanga dam is suitable for the survival of both vertebrates and an invertebrates. Hence our present study will provide useful information about the diversity of vertebrates and invertebrates in Tanga dam that could be later valuable in systematic and conservation.
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How to cite this article:
Muhammad Zaryab, Muhammad Amjad Yousaf, Shafi Ullah Gul, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sana Ullah, Irfan Haider, Haleema Sadia, Bushra Hafeez Kiani, Muhammad Yaser Khan, Ahmad Nawaz, Abdul Hameed Baloch, Shehzad Zareen. Vertebrate and invertebrate fauna of Tanga dam district Karak Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(6):788-792.
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