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Family Goceviidae Cavalier-Smith and Smirnov, 2011

Flattened, mobile amoebae with expanded crescent-shaped area of frontal hyaloplasm. Dorsal surface of cell covered with layer of fibrous material; frontal hyaloplasm free from this layer; no complete hyaloplasmic veil around locomotive cell. Centrosome may be present.

Type genus Gocevia Valkanov, 1932.

Other genera:
Paragocevia Page 1987

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