Fauna of aquatic insects in Kashan

Dehghani, R. and Almasi, H. and Asadi, M.A. (2005) Fauna of aquatic insects in Kashan. Feyz Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 8.

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Background: Aquatic insects are able to transit the pathogens and disturb human beings. So, this study was performed to determine the type and distribution of insects in Kashan during 2001-2002. Materials and methods: This is a descriptive study, in which 2222 larva and mature insects were collected from pools and stream habitats. After transporting to laboratory, they were diagnosed using morphologic diagnostic clues. Results: The frequency of different types of insects was as following: Diptera 55, Trichoptera 24, Heteroptera 8, Ephemeroptera 7, Coleoptera 3 and Odonata 3. Conclusion: Considering the role of insects in transmitting pathogens and their disturbance for human beings, it is recommended further specific studies using molecular methods.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Environmental Science
Divisions: Feyz journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 13 May 2017 13:32
Last Modified: 22 May 2017 15:00
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2234

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