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Nuclearia (new-clee-air-ee-a), a nucleariid (cristi-discoid) filose amoeba. Exclusively with thin pseudopodia without skeletal supports. More of these project from the front of the cell (to the right), whereas they appear a little more crumpled at the posterior end. Eats bacteria, algae, detritus. Phase contrast.

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David Patterson and Michele Burford
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