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Lobosea: Gymnamoebia: Amoebida: Thecina: Discamoebidae

Vannella simplex
Wohlfarth-Bottermann, 1960

Vannella simplex Genus: Body fan-shaped in locomotion; Anterior, clear fan lacks bosses (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: 35-80 μm wide in locomotion; L/B < 0.5; hyaline veil sometimes only along front; nucleus 7.7-10.8 μm (Page, 1976).

Vannella sp. (simplex ?), resting, locomotive, radiate, radiate, by H. Yoshino
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Recent study on Vannella simplex: Smirnov, A.V., et al., Morphological, ecological and molecular studies of Vannella simplex Wohlfarth-Bottermann 1960 (Lobosea, Gymnoamoebia), with a new diagnosis of this species, Protist, vol. 153, 367-377 (2002).

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