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Volume 61, Issue 5


Diversity of gymnamoebae (Rhizopoda, Gymnamoebia) in a rain-water pool

Martin Mrva
Published Online: 2006-10-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-006-0100-2


The diversity of species of gymnamoebae in a single sample from a rain-water pool in Bratislava (Slovakia) was investigated. To maximize the recovery of species, six enrichment cultivation media were used. A total of 12 taxa, representing five families and eight genera of Gymnamoebia, were recovered.

Keywords: Naked amoebae; cultivation; rain-water pool; Slovakia; diversity

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Published Online: 2006-10-01

Published in Print: 2006-10-01

Citation Information: Biologia, Volume 61, Issue 5, Pages 627–629, ISSN (Online) 1336-9563, ISSN (Print) 0006-3088, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-006-0100-2.

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