Vahlkampfia (vall-camp-fee-a) (= Schizopyrenus - skitz-owe-pyre-een-us ?) a heterolobose amoeba, pseudopodia are produced in sudden bulges, and are lobose. Large hyaline region. Also with posterior contractile vacuole, nucleus with nucleolus and various food vacuoles and inclusions. Usually with a small uroid giving rise to filaments, but this is not evident here. Phase contrast. This picture was taken by David Patterson, Linda Amaral Zettler, Mike Peglar and Tom Nerad from cultures and other materials maintained at the American Type Culture Collection during 2001. Image copyright: D. J. Patterson, L Amaral-Zettler, M. Peglar and T. Nerad, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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