Taxonomy of superfamily Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Swat-Pakistan
Sana Ullah, Habib Ahmad and Muhammad Ather Rafi
Members of superfamily Pentatomoidea were collected from district Swat during June 2014 to October 2016. Of the total 21 taxa found 12 were new records from the area, namely Andrallus spinidens, Eocanthecona furcellata, Halys dentatus, Aeliomorpha lineaticollisAdria parvulaAcrosternum graminea,Eurydema pulchrum, Dolycoris baccarum, Plautia crossota, Solenosthedium rubropunctatum, Hotea curculionoides and Cydnus aterrimus. Family Pentatomidae was most diverse represented 18 taxa under 16 genera of two subfamilies, namely Asopinae and Pentatominae followed by family Scutelleridae, represented two taxa under two subfamilies, namely Elvisurinae and Hoteinae while family Cydnidae represented only one taxa.