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Varol Memet, Faculty of Fisheries, Department of Basic Aquatic Sciences, İnönü University, Malatya, Turkey (İnönü University, 44280, Malatya, Turkey),,
Mazei Yuri Alexandrovich, Doctor of biological sciences, professor, sub-department of zoology and ecology, Penza State University (40 Krasnaya street, Penza, Russia),
Bekleyen Aysel, Faculty of Science, Biology Department, University of Dicle, Diyarbakır, Turkey (University of Dicle, 21280, Diyarbakır, Turkey),

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The freshwater fauna of testate amoebae of Turkey are practically unknown. In this study, we report the first records of freshwater testate amoebae in Turkey. Three species of the testate amoebae were found in the Tigris River.

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Freshwater testate amoebae, new records, Tigris River.

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