New Records of Testate Amoebae in Shenthuriney Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala, India: Insights into Microbial Biodiversity

Bindu. L. *

Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Kozhikode, Kerala-673006, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


This report summarizes the results hitherto achieved in the study of moss inhabitant testate amoebae in Shenthuriney WLS, part of Western Ghats, Kerala. This is the first study on this important protozoan group in the sanctuary to document the testate fauna.The study reveals the novel records of 28 species of testate amoebae span over 6 families and 9 genera from Shenthuriney WLS, Kerala.

Keywords: Shenthuriney WLS, Kerala, moss, protozoa, testate amoebae

How to Cite

L., B. (2023). New Records of Testate Amoebae in Shenthuriney Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala, India: Insights into Microbial Biodiversity. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 29(9), 55–63.


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