Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part A (2017)
Assessment of mosquitoes from Dinger wala district Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Author(s): Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Sehrish Khudadad, Sumbal Haleem, Sonia Aslam, Sajid Amin and Sajid Ali
Abstract: The present research study was designed to assess the mosquitoes from Dingerwala District KarakKhyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Five species of mosquitoes were collected, of which 2 species belonged to the genus Anopheles, 2 species to Aedes and 1 species of the Genus Culex. Maximum fauna were collected from shady areas, moist habitat and used tires. Aedes albopictus was recorded almost from fresh water body sites The C. quinquefasciatus was abundantly found in all the collection sites. Maximum fauna of the mosquito were recorded in the month of August-September and minimum were observed in the months of November-December. Mosquitoes prefer more humidity and less temperate zone. From the present study, it can be concluded that if mosquitoes habit like Stagnant water, rain catch basin and used tire have to crush completely because it provide a breeding site for mosquitoes.
Genus wise percentage of mosquito fauna in Dingerwala District Karak KP, Pakistan
How to cite this article:
Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Sehrish Khudadad, Sumbal Haleem, Sonia Aslam, Sajid Amin and Sajid Ali. Assessment of mosquitoes from Dinger wala district Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. International Journal of Mosquito Research. 2017; 4(3): 50-52.