FLORA AND FAUNA ISSN 2456-9364(Online) 0971-6920(Print)
2019 Vol.25 No.2 PP 235­-248
Cladistic Analysis of Species Infesting (Amblycera: Menoponidae) Fowls of District Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Farheen Shaikh*, Saima Naz and Nadir Ali Birmani
Department of Zoology,
University of Sindh,
*Corresponding Author : Email : farhee78@yahoo.com
The present research work covers the phylogentic relationship of five species belonging to a family Menoponidae (Amblycera: Phithraptera), recovered from variety of fowls as host from district Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan. These were analyzed cladistically by cladogram, using of their apomorphic characters. The Key to the five species of family Menoponidae has also been developed for the three genera. This is the first attempt to cladistics analysis of the family Menoponidae from district Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.

Key words : Amblycera, Cladistic Analysis, Hyderabad Mallophaga, Menoponidae.
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