Phylum of protozoa, including amoebas and flagellates (such as trypanosomes and giardia).
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Photographic study by Chitchai Chantangsi of this member of the Heliozoa, or sun animalcules.
Information on Entamoeba histolytica which is a human pathogen, with diagrams and information on its life cycle.
Article from Wikipedia on this single-celled organism, its habitat, anatomy and reaction to outside stimuli such as changes in salinity.
Photographs and information on these simple single-celled organisms.
Amoebas are More than Just Blobs
Article by Wim van Egmond on the humble Amoeba, how to find and identify it, its behavior, locomotion and feeding, with many fine photographs.
Information from Wikipedia on this protozoan parasite that inhabits the gut, its life cycle, how the infection manifests itself and how it can be prevented and treated.
Information on Giardia intestinalis (or Giardia lamblia) which is a human pathogen, and diagrams and information on the life cycle of this protozoan flagellate.
An Interesting Amoeba: Naegleria
Photograph and information on this pathogenic species.
Mastigophora: Flagellates that Move with a Whip
Illustrations and information on about ten of these protists which include Chlamydomonas, Volvox and Euglena.
Description and significance, genome structure, cell structure, metabolism and ecology.
Protist Images: Mastigophora
Provides a classification of these flagellates with images of a number of individual species. English and Japanese.
Sarcodina: Move with pseudopodia
Illustrations and information on several species including amoeba, with microscopic images of many of them.
Sun Animalcules and Amoebas
Article by Wim van Egmond introducing these organisms with several excellent photographs.
Testate Amoebae, Peat Bogs and Past Climates
Photographic article by Graeme Swindles on the testate amoeba fossils to be found in core samples of peat, and the deductions that can be made about the climate.
Photomicrographs of this organism.
Research project by Mary Strous at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
Voracious Soil Amoebae
Image gallery of amoebae with large appetites, enveloping algae and other prey larger than themselves.
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