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Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Tubulina: Hartmannellidae

Cashia sp.
Page, 1977

Cashia Genus: Limax amoebae with hyaline cap usually absent or reduced to slight crescent except upon initiation of new pseudopodium; no villous-bulb uroid (Page, 1976).
Species: 7.5-25.5 μm; tapering from rather broad anterior end to narrow posterior end; lateral pseudopodium seldom produced to change direction (Page, 1976).
Similar Genus -->> Lingulamoeba; Metachaos diminutivum

Cashia sp. (limacoides ?), cell body 15 μm long, 4 μm wide, L/W=3.8, x 640, Owada Park, Saitama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, April 3, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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