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Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Tubulina: Hartmannellidae

Saccamoeba limna
Frenzel, 1892; emend. Bovee, 1972

Saccamoeba 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 Frenzel emend. Bovee, cell body 85 μm long, 23 μm wide, L/W=3.7, x 640, Akebono marsh, Nidanuma (Nitanuma), Tsuchiyu-onsen, Fukushima city, Fukushima Pref., Japan, October 28, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Saccamoeba Saccamoeba

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