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

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 1
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 lineaticollis Adria parvula Acrosternum 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.
Pages : 725-731 | 682 Views | 21 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sana Ullah, Habib Ahmad, Muhammad Ather Rafi. Taxonomy of superfamily Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Swat-Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(1):725-731.
Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies
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