Vol. 4, Issue 6 (2019)
Cladistics analysis of species infesting (Ischnocera: Philopteridae) Fowls of District Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Author(s): Farheen Shaikh, Saima Naz, Nadir Ali Birmani
Abstract: The present research work covers the phylogentic relationship of four species belonging to a family Philopteridae (Ischnocera: Phithraptera), recovered from variety of fowls as host from district Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan. These are analyzed caldistically by cladogram, using of their apomorphic characters. The Key to the four species of family Philopteridae has also been developed for the four genera. This is the first attempt to cladistics analysis of the family Philopteridae from district Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.