Pseudothecamoeba vesiculata
Pseudothecamoeba vesiculata, monopodial locomotion, 250 µm.

 

 

Genus Pseudothecamoeba Page, 1976

 

Diagnosis: amoeba a much flattened cylinder, monopodial or branching, usually with an anterior hyaline cap; length-breadth ratio often 4 or more; surface folds and wrinkles often present; uninucleate, with granular nucleus in known species; surface coat of discrete filaments radiating outward from plasma membrane; no crystals.

Type species: Pseudothecamoeba proteoides (Page, 1976)

 

Pseudothecamoeba vesiculata
Pseudothecamoeba vesiculata, floating form.