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Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Tubulina: Hartmannellidae

Saccamoeba lucens
Frenzel, 1892

Saccamoeba lucens 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: Broad, 70-100 μm; uroid smooth or with punctate appearance; nucleus 6-7 μm; <20 crystals, 5-15 μm (Page, 1976). 70-120 μm; pseudopods, eruptive, hemispheroid; ectoplasm, smooth, thin (?) ; uroid morulate, when present (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
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Saccamoeba lucens Frenzel, locomotive form 88 μm long, 22 μm wide, nucleus μm in diam., endosome μm in diam., hyaline cap present ?, x 640, Shiba river, near 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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