Genus Vermamoeba Cavalier-Smith and Smirnov, 2011

 

Diagnosis: Worm-like amoebae, subcylindrical in cross-section, never clavate; length/breadth ratio >6. Stable anterior hyaline cap, sometimes small bulbous uroid. Often clearly branches when changing direction, temporarily forming two or more pseudopodia.

Type species: Vermamoeba (formerly Hartmannella) vermiformis (Page 1967) Smirnov and Cavalier-Smith, 2011