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International Journal of Mosquito Research
Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part A (2017)

Fauna of Culex (Culicidae; Diptera) mosquitoes in tehsil Pind Dadan Khan, Jhelum, Punjab, Pakistan

Author(s): Muhammad Sami-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Farooq Nasir, Muhammad Naeem, Arif Mehmood and Muhammad Mushtaq
Abstract: A total of 11 mosquito species were identified including Culex univittatus, Culex fuscitarsis, Culex gelidus, Culex hutchinsoni, Culex fuscocephala, Culex bailyi, Culex nigropunctatus, Culex bahri, Culex plantaginis, Culex flavicornis, Culex brevipalpis. Three of these identified species were an addition to the fauna of mosquitoes of Pakistan which are Culex bahri, Culex plantaginis, Culex flavicornis. The specimens were collected from the localities of Jalalpur Sharif, Jinnah Park, Hindu Temple, Khewra, Dharyala Jalap, Haran Pur, Lilla and Railway Station. The objective of this study was to collect and identify the mosquito specimens from Tehsil, Pind Dadan Khan, Jhelum up to species level as well as description of the fauna of mosquitoes from the study area.
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How to cite this article:
Muhammad Sami-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Farooq Nasir, Muhammad Naeem, Arif Mehmood and Muhammad Mushtaq. Fauna of Culex (Culicidae; Diptera) mosquitoes in tehsil Pind Dadan Khan, Jhelum, Punjab, Pakistan. 2017; 4(5): 28-31.
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