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The Fascinating World of Amoebae
Thecamoebida Schaeffer 1926, emend. Cavalier-Smith 2004
Oblong, flattened cell with dorsal folds and/or ridges; anterior hyaloplasm forms antero-lateral crescent and never occupies half or more of the body length; never produce discrete pseudopodia or subpseudopodia; cell coat relatively thin, amorphous or with extra structures based on amorphous layer.
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Thecamoeba terricola (Greeff,1866) Lepsi, 1960

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Thecamoeba similis (Greeff, 1891) Lepsi, 1960

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Thecamoeba striata (Penard, 1890) Schaeffer, 1926