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Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Thecina: Discamoebidae

Platyamoeba sp.
Page, 1968

Platyamoeba Genus: Length often greater than breadth (Page, 1976). Usually longer than broad (How to know the protozoa, 1979). Body ovate in locomotion, broader than long; anterior zone not formed as superimposed waves (Illustrated Guide, 1985). ???
Similar genus --> Vannella; Unda; Clydonella

Platyamoeba sp. (or Unda ?), cell body 16 μm long, 20 μm wide, x 400 (left), x 640, Japan, 199? by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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P. placida: 15-35 μm long; clear anterior part about ssame length as granular posterior part; pseudopods only on radiate stage; nucleus with distinct endosome; fresh water (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

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