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A genus related to but distinct from Naegleria according to (Brown & De Jonckheere, 1999).



Brown, S. and J. F. De Jonckheere (1999). "A reevaluation of the amoeba genus Vahlkampfia based on SSUrDNA sequences." Eur.J.Protistol. 35: 49-54.

De Jonckheere, J. F., Dive, D.G., Pussard, M., and Vickerman, K. (1984). "Willaerta magna gen. nov., sp. nov. (Vahlkampfiidae), a thermophilic amoeba found in different habitats." Protistologica 20(1): 5-13.


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