Invertebrates and vertebrates fauna of district, Karak, KP, Pakistan
Shazia Noureen, Nadia Khatoon, Shafi Ullah Gul, Hameed Ur Rehman, Shoaib Khan, Ihtisham Ul Haq, Muhammad Ibrahim Khan and Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad
The basic aim of the present study was to find out the vertebrates and invertebrate fauna of Khaisaridam (Ghundi Shahbaz Khan) of district Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. A study was conducted from March 2017 to October 2017. Khaisari dam has all the vertebrates, like fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Fishes include Cyprinus carpio, Labeo rohita, Cirrhinus cirrhosus, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix. Amphibians include Duttaphrynus Melanostictus, Ranatigrina, Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis. Reptiles include Chamaeleo zeylanicus, Xantusia vigilis, Lampropeltis getula. Birds include Passer domesticus, Acridotheres tristis, Anas crecca, Grus grus, Pavo cristatus, Pycnonotus barbatus, Pycnonotus barbatus, Cairina moschata and mammals include Canis adustus, Canis lupus, Feluscatus, Capra hircus, Ovis aries, Equusassinus. Invertebrates include Hirudo medicinalis, Solenopsis invicta, Vespa velutina, Pandinus imperator, Sympetrum flaveolum.
Shazia Noureen, Nadia Khatoon, Shafi Ullah Gul, Hameed Ur Rehman, Shoaib Khan, Ihtisham Ul Haq, Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad. Invertebrates and vertebrates fauna of district, Karak, KP, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2018;6(2):12-17.