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Mastigamoeba spec.
Mastigamoeba cf. longifilum, 100 µm long – Den Treek, Amersfoort

Mastigamoeba longifilum Stokes

Diagnosis: Body elongate, transparent, very changeable in shape, with few, short, indeterminate pseudopods; cilium active, long, twice body length; contractile vacuole anterior; nucleus anterior, small.

Dimensions: Body 12-28 µm long when extended, contracted about 10 µm.

Ecology: standing water among decaying vegetation.

Mastigamoeba spec.
Mastigamoeba cf. longifilum
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