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Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Thecina: Discamoebidae

Clydonella vivax
(Schaeffer, 1926)

Clydonella vivax Family: Small, less than 50 μm; oblong to ovate; ridges faint or absent.
Genus: Body ovate in locomotion, longer than broad, with clear zone as anterior part; uninucleate (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Species: Locomotive 8-12 μm long, 8-12 μm wide (Illustrated Guide, 1985; How to know the protozoa, 1979). Body long-ovoid to fan-shaped; without pseudopodia in locomotion; clear, thin anterolateral margin; nucleus 2 μm diam., endosome one μm (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

Clydonella sp., cell body 9-13 μm long, 11-13 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Japan, April 1999, by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400
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