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An algivorous genus. Page (Page, 1983) doubts that this is a distinct genus.  Is characterised by the waves of pseudopodal advance that overflow the previous.

Unda at the Protist Information Server

U. maris (Schaeffer, 1926). Length 35mm, width 45mm.

U. schaefferi (Sawyer, 1975). 

Available strains:-

Unda schaefferi ATCC50810 Marine, T.K.Sawyer

Sawyer, T.K. (1975).

Schaeffer, A. (1926) "Taxonomy of the amebas." Pap.Dept.Mar.Biol.Carnegie Institut. Wash. Vol XXIV, 1-116.


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