Comprehensive Description

Read full entry

Description of Gromia

Shelled amoeba up to 5 mm, with brown opaque organic shell with single aperture from which extend branching pseudopodia which are not granular, may fuse again but do not form a reticulum. Shell egg-shaped or variously lobed. Cytoplasm multinucleated. Produces flagellated gametes / swarmers. Marine, reported world-wide, affinities with foraminifera and shelled filose amoebae previously proposed , but not currently substantiated.

Trusted

Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 3.0 (CC BY-NC 3.0)

biopedia

Source: BioPedia

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!