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TESTACEA (Testate amoebae)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

AMPHITREMIDAE (a family of testate amoebae) Family  
Amphitrema flavum (a testate rhizopod)
Rhizopod
Species  
CENTROPYXIDAE (a family of testate amoebae) Family  
Centropyxis (a genus of testate amoebae)
Centropyxis aculatea (a testate amoeba), eg: Centropyxis aculatea (a testate amoeba) - Testa
Genus 2 ident refs
CRYPTODIFFLUGIIDAE (a family of testate amoebae) Family  
Unidentified Cryptodifflugia (Unidentified Cryptodifflugia Testate Rhizopods) Unidentified  
HYALOSPHAENIIDAE (a family of testate amoebae)
Hyalosphenia (a genus of testate rhizopods), eg: Hyalosphenia papilio (a testate rhizopod) - Living animal with extended pseudopodia Nebela (a genus of testate rhizopods), eg: Nebela tincta (a testate rhizopod) - Test
Family 2 ident refs
TRINEMATIIDAE (a family of testate amoebae) Family  
Unidentified Trinematiidae (Unidentified Trinematiidae Testate Amoebae) Unidentified  
Unidentified Testacea (Unidentified Testate Amoebae) Unidentified  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Booth, R.K., Lamentowicz, M. & Charman, D.J., 2011 Preparation and analysis of testate amoebae in peatland palaeoenvironmental studies
Clarke, K.J., 2003 Guide to identification of soil protozoa - testate amoebae
Corbet, S.A., 1973 An Illustrated Introduction to the Testate Rhizopods in Sphagnum, with special reference to the area around Malham, Yorkshire
Hingley, M., 1993 Microscopic Life in Sphagnum
Leidy, J., 1879 Fresh-water rhizopods of North America
Ogden, C.G. & Hedley, R.H., 1980 An Atlas of Freshwater Testate Amoebae
Payne, R.J. et al, 2012 Testate amoebae in pollen slides

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 general literature references to TESTACEA (Testate amoebae)

TESTACEA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PROTOZOA
(protists, single-celled organisms)
SARCOMASTIGOPHORA
(rhizopods and flagellates)
SARCODINA
(amoebae, rhizopods)
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