Order Himatismenida Page1987

 

Flattened highly mobile amoebae, covered dorsally with a coat independent on the cell membrane or small low mobile globular amoebae with a dorsally irregularly wrinkled and semi-rigid thick cell coat; without defined aperture; ventral surface naked.

 

 

Family Goceviidae Cavalier-Smith and Smirnov, 2011

 

Flattened, mobile amoebae with expanded crescent-shaped area of frontal hyaloplasm. Dorsal surface of cell covered with layer of fibrous material; frontal hyaloplasm free from this layer; no complete hyaloplasmic veil around locomotive cell. Centrosome may be present.

Type genus Gocevia Valkanov, 1932.

 

Other genus: Paragocevia Page 1987.