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Sarcodia: Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Tubulina: Hartmannellidae

Saccamoeba limna
Frenzel, 1892; emend. Bovee, 1972

Genus: Limax amoebae with hyaline cap reduced to shallow crescent or absent in continuing locomotion, though always seen on initiation of pseudopodium; advance often with non-eruptive slight antero-lateral bulging; villous-bulb uroid with more or less rigid fine villi often present (Page, 1976).
Species: Up to 120 μm; hyaline cap reduced in rapid locomotion; uroidal villi on clear disc or bulb; nucleus 10-15 μm; one contractile vacuole (Page, 1976).

Saccamoeba (limna ??), tape No. 0107, time code 0000, locomotive cell monopodial, 120 μm long, 30 μm wide, a compact nucleus 8 μm in diam., x 640, Kitayama park, Higashi-Murayama city, Tokyo, Japan, February 11, 2004 by Y. Tsukii

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