Paramecium strains collected in Central Russia, Western Siberia (the West Siberian Lowland and the Altai Mountains in the south) were studied. The presence of P. caudatum, P. bursaria, P. multimicronucleatum, P. polycaryum, and four species of the P. aurelia complex, i.e. P. primaurelia (in Omsk), P. biaurelia (in Krasnoyarsk and the Altai Mountains), P. triaurelia (in Krasnoyarsk), and P. pentaurelia (in Novosibirsk, Altai Foreland, and Altai Mountains) was revealed. P. triaurelia and P. pentaurelia were found for the first time in Asia.
Folia biologica is an international quarterly journal that publishes papers on the broad field of experimental zoology, nuclear and chromosome research, and also ultrastructural studies. All papers are subject to peer reviews. Indexed in: ISI Master Journal List, Current Contents, Polish Scientific Journals Contents. I.F. 0.667