During 2005-2007, 75 species of the freshwater testate amoebae were found in the vicinities of Lenkoran (SE Azerbaijan). The morphology of 14 species is described. One genus and 3 species are new to science (Difflugia pisciformis sp.n., D. pseudoclaviformis sp.n., Lenkorania gen.n., Pseudodifflugia magna sp.n.). Eleven species are new for the fauna of the Caucasus and Azerbaijan.
freshwater testate amoebae, fauna, the Caucasus
SNEGOVAYA, NATALY and ALEKPEROV, ILHAM
"A preliminary study of the freshwater fauna of testate amoebae of southeast Azerbaijan,"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 34:
2, Article 2.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol34/iss2/2