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Description of Corallomyxa

Multinucleate amoeba forms reticulate plasmodium when attached. Releases multinucleate or uninucleate 'buds' under adverse conditions, such as prey depletion. In some, centriole-like bodies have been observed by TEM suggesting possible allegiance with the Acanthamoebidae. Type species: C. mirabilis Grell, 1966.


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