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Feyz 2005, 8(4): 24-29 Back to browse issues page
Fauna of aquatic insects in Kashan
Rohollah Dehghani *, Hassan Almasi, Mohammad Ali Asadi
, dehghani_r@kaums.ac.ir
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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.

Keywords: Fauna, Aquatic insects, Kashan
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2008/11/1 | Published: 2005/01/15
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Dehghani R, Almasi H, Asadi M A. Fauna of aquatic insects in Kashan. Feyz. 2005; 8 (4) :24-29
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