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Zoomastigophora: Rhizomastigida
Xenophyophorea: Pelobiontida: Mastigamoebidae:


Mastigamoeba Genus: Monomastigote, uninucleate, with finger-like pseudopodia; flagellum long and connected with nucleus (Kudo, 1966).
Species: Cell body (locomotive form) about 150-200 μm long, 50 μm wide (Cash, The British Freshwater Rhizopoda and Heliozoa vol. I, 1905).
Similar genus -->> Mastigella; Mastigina

Mastigamoeba sp. ( aspera ?), cell length 35`43 μm, by H. Yoshino
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Mastigamoeba aspera Schulze: Locomotive 150-200 μm long, 50 μm wide; during locomotin elongate and narrowed anteriorly, posterior end rounded or lobed; pseudopods slender, straight; two contractile vacuoles (Kudo, 1966).

* Mastigamoeba longifilum Stokes: 28 μm long when extended; elongate, tranparent; flagellum twice body length; pseudopods few short; contractile vacuole anterior (Kudo, 1966).

Mastigamoeba setosa (Goldschmidt): Up to 140 μm long (Kudo, 1966).

Mastigamoeba hylae (Frenzel): In the hind-gut of the tadpoles of frogs and toads; 80-135 μm long, 21-31 μm wide; flagellum about 10 μm (Kuod, 1966).

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