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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 1
Exploring of dragonfly fauna in lower region of district Karak KP, Pakistan

Khalid Usman, Khalid Pervaiz, Hameed Ur Rehman, Wali Mohammad Achakzai and Shagufta Saddozai

The present study was conducted to explore dragonfly fauna in the lower region (North West) of District Karak Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. Duration of the study was one year, i.e., January 2015 to December 2015. A total of 850 specimens were collected from various sampling sites, viz., Rehmat Abad, Soor Dag, Latamber, Shareef Wala and Paloskai Banda of the North West region. The Specimens identified belong to 1 Order Odonata, 3 Families Libellulidae, Aeshnidae and Gomphidae, 6 Genera and 6 Species respectively. Family Libellulidae was the largest family consisting 4 Species Orthetrum triangulare triangulare, Palpopleura sexmaculata, Pantala flavescens and Trithemis aurora. Family Aeshnidae and Gomphidae comprising only one species, each Anax immaculifrons and Onychogomphus strigatus respectively. From the current research it can be concluded that this region have a diverse dragon fly fauna. Similar survey on large scales is recommended to fully evaluate the dragonfly fauna of North West region of District Karak.
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How to cite this article:
Khalid Usman, Khalid Pervaiz, Hameed Ur Rehman, Wali Mohammad Achakzai, Shagufta Saddozai. Exploring of dragonfly fauna in lower region of district Karak KP, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(1):708-710.
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