Naked lobose amoebae

Naked lobose amoebae are traditionally called gymnamoebae, a group of aerobic amoeboid protists, unified by forming wide, smooth, cytoplasmic projections (lobopodia), driven by an actomyosin cytoskeleton. Cilia or flagella are absent. Amoebae are polymorphic; a single cell can adopt very different shapes, especially when it is stationary or moves in a non-coordinated manner, often changing the direction of locomotion.

Chaos spec.
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