Protistology 1 (4) 135-147 (2000)
The fauna of testate amoebae (Rhizopoda, Testacea) in freshwater basins of Apsheron peninsula
Ilham Alekperov and Nataly Snegovaya
Laboratory of Protistology, Institute of Zoology, Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan
The fauna of testate amoebae in freshwater basins of Apsheron was investigated. 110 species and varietes of testate amoebae from 5 reservoirs were found during investigation period (1996-1999). The descriptions of 33 species of testate amoebae made by in vivo observations as well as by the study of total preparations impregnated by argentic nitrate are presented in the report (Arcella artocrea, A. polypora, A. conica, A. gibbosa, Centropyxis aerophila, C. elongata, C. spinosa, Trigonopyxis arcula, Lesquereusia epistomium, L. modesta, Nebela barbata, N. penardiana, N. galeata, N. militaris, N. colaris, Quadrulella symmetrica, Difflugia lucida, D. globulosa, D. bipartis, D. decloitrei, D. guttula, Assulina scandinavica, Euglypha filifera, E. rotunda, E. tuberculata, E. acanthophora, Placocista spinosa, Tracheleuglypha dentata, Trinema penardi, T. enchelys, T. verrucosa, Corythion dubium, Cyphoderia ampulla).
Key words: fauna, testate amoebae
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