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International Journal of Mosquito Research
Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part A (2017)
A study of mosquito fauna of Amin Khel district Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Author(s): Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Sehrish Khudadad, Sonia Aslam and Sajid Amin
Abstract: A research plan was conducted to determine the mosquito fauna of District Amin Khel District Karak during 2013 to 2016. The mosquito species collected and identified belongs to one Class Insecta; one Order Diptera; one Family Culicidae; three genera Culex, Anopheles and Aedes; five species respectively. The five species were Culex quinquefasciatus, C. theileri, Anopheles maculates, A. annularis and Aedes albopictus respectively.
The results revealed that Genus Culex and Anopheles comprising two species each, while the Genus Aedes consisting only one specie. The present results might be helpful in devising pest management techniques against the mosquito species of Amin Khel District Karak.
How to cite this article:
Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Sehrish Khudadad, Sonia Aslam and Sajid Amin. A study of mosquito fauna of Amin Khel district Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. 2017; 4(3): 47-49.