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The family Stereomyxidae proposed by Grell (Grell, 1966), to accomodate the genus Stereomyxa and Stygamoeba, two similar geni morphologically but Stygamoeba polymorpha is very much smaller.

S. angulosa (Benwitz & Grell, 1971b). 
S. ramosa (Benwitz & Grell, 1971a). 
Available strains:-

Benwitz, G. & Grell, K.G. (1971a). "Ultrastruktur mariner Amoben. II. Stereomyxa ramosa. Arch.Protistenk.113, 68-79.

Benwitz, G. & Grell, K.G. (1971b). "Ultrastruktur mariner Amoben. III. Stereomyxa angulosa. Arch.Protistenk.113, 51-67.

Grell, K.G. (1966). "Amoben der Famillie Stereomyxidae." Arch.Protistenk. 109, 147-154.

Page, F.C. (1983). "Marine Gymnamoebae." Inst.Terr.Ecol. NERC Cambridge, England.

Sawyer, T.K. (1975). "Marine amoebae from surface waters of Chincoteaque bay, Virginia : Two new genera and nine species within the families Mayorellidae, Flabellulidae, and Stereomyxidae."  Trans.Amer.Microscop.Soc. 94(1), 71-92.




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