world of amoeboid organisms

Chrysamoeba spec.


Chrysamoeba Klebs, 1893

Chrysamoebae are photosynthetic protists with a predominant rhizopodial state in their life history. Some species closely resemble Massisteria and Limnofila species, but can be distinguished by the possession of a -yellow green- chloroplast.

Chrysamoeba spec. with clear chloroplasts – bright field microscopy.
Ferry Siemensma, created March 1, 2019; last modified February 01, 2021
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