Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research

Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research
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ISSN: 2161-0983

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Tanveer Ahmad

Department of Agriculture (Entomology), University of Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

  • Review Article   
    Diversity of Termites Fauna in District Swabi
    Author(s): Tanveer Ahmad*

    Termites belong to the order Isoptera, occurred throughout the world except the artic regions. Most of the reported species are from the tropical countries, followed by subtropical and humid climatic condition countries. In south east Asia the diversity of termites is enough well known. They are the source of causing economic damages to the human belongings but also play an important role in the forest by maintaining the nutrients. Termite’s diversity of district Swabi is poorly known. Our study resulted 67% from the genus Heterotermes, 17% from the genus Microcerotermes and 16% from the genus Odentotermes. Further analysis of the collected samples is recommended... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0983.21.10.244

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