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Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Tubulina: Hartmannellidae

Saccamoeba limna
Bovee, 1972

Saccamoeba limna 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).
Similar Genus - > > Cashia

Saccamoeba limna (?), monopodal 187 μm long, nucleus 15 μm diam., nucleus μm in diam., endosome μm in diam., a contractile vacuole central, x 400, Japan, 199? by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400
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