Heliozoa from Nigeria

  • DE Wujek Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
  • OT Ogundipe Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos, Nigeria
Keywords: Heliozoa, Protozoa, Acanthocystis, Polyplacocystis, Pterocystis, <br>

Abstract

A total of seven scaled protistans were observed from four freshwater sites in Nigeria. They include the holiozoan genera Acanthocystis, Polyplacocystis, Pterocystis, and Raphidiophrys. All are new records for Africa.
KEY WORDS: Heliozoa, Protozoa, Acanthocystis, Polyplacocystis, Pterocystis,
Raphidiophrys
Tropical Freshwater Biology 11 (2002) 1-9
Published
2005-02-25
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