Authors: NACİYE GÜLKIZ ŞENLER, İSMAİL YILDIZ
Abstract: A new ciliate species, Nytotherus oektemae n. sp. and common rectal ciliate of anuran amphibians, Nyctotherus cordiformis were isolated from the rectums of Rana ridibunda collected in the vicinity of Van. The morhological characteristics of these Protozoa were described and their similarities and differences were discussed.
Keywords: Rana ridibunda, Turkey, Nyctotherans, Nyctotherus oektemae n.sp.
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