Description of Thecamoebidae
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Locomotive amoebae usually oblong with an anteriolateral crescent. Cells with a pellicle-like layer, or skin, which can be smooth, wrinkled or ridged. Cell coat thick usually as an amorphous glycocalyx but can be as a cuticle or filamentous layer. Most uninucleate but one genus binucleate and one multinucleate. Most showing a diversity of nuclear configurations.
Thecamoebidae: Brief Summary
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Not to be confused with thecamoebians
Thecamoebidae is an Amoebozoa family.
Dermamoeba has been classified in this group. However, there is recent evidence that it is not closely related to the other members of this group.
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