Name edit

Subclass Gymnamoebia Page 1976; Levine et al. 1980; Cavalier-Smith, 1993

Similar groups

  • Order Nuda Schultze, 1854
  • Order Athalamia Haeckel, 1861, 1862
  • Order Gymnamoebae Haeckel, 1866
  • Order Gymnamoebida Delage & Herouard, 1896
  • Amoebozoa pro parte + Heterolobosea pro parte

Classifications edit

Page (1976) edit

Page, F.C. 1976 A revised classification of the Gymnamoebia (Protozoa: Sarcodina). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 58(1):61-77.

Phylum Sarcomastigophora, Subphylum Sarcodina

Bovee & Sawyer (1979) edit

Bovee, E.C. & Sawyer, T. K. 1979. Marine flora and fauna of the north-eastern United States. Protozoa: amoebae. Washington: National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, [1].

Phylum Protozoa [p. 49]

Page (1983) edit

Page. F. C. 1983. Marine gymnamoebae. Cambridge. Institute of Terrestrial Ecology. 54 pp. [2].

Superclass Rhizopoda von Siebold 1845

["Taxa in parentheses are not known to be represented in marine habitats.']

Schuster in Margulis et al. (1990) edit

Schuster, F.L. 1990. 1. Phylum Rhizopoda. In: Margulis, L., J.O. Corliss, M. Melkonian, D.J. Chapman (ed.). Handbook of Protoctista. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston, p. 3-18. See Brands, S.J. (1989-2015), [3].

Kingdom Protoctista

Cavalier-Smith (1993) edit

From Kingdom Protozoa and its 18 phyla

In Class Lobosea
Subclass Gymnamoebia Haeckel, 1862 stat. nov.

Rogerson & Patterson, in Lee et al. (2000[2002]) edit

Rogerson, A. & Patterson, D.J., 2000[2002]. The naked ramicristate amoebae (gymnamoebae). In: Lee, J.J., Leedale, G.F. & Bradbury, P. An Illustrated Guide to the Protozoa. Society of Protozoologists/Allen Press: Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A, 2nd ed., vol. 2, p. 1023-1053, [4]. See Brands, S.J. (1989-2015), [5].

In “protozoa”, “amoeboid protists

Smirnov & Brown (2004) edit

Smirnov, A.V. & Brown, S. (2004). Guide to the study and identification of soil amoebae. Protistology 3:148–190, [6].

"naked amoebae" (or "gymnamoebae")

Smirnov (2008, 2012) edit

Smirnov, A. 2008. Amoebas, Lobose. In: Schaechter, M. (ed.). Encyclopedia of Microbiology, vol. 5. Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 558-577, [7].

Smirnov, A. 2012. Amoebas, Lobose. In: Schaechter, M. (ed.). Eukaryotic Microbes. Academic Press, pp. 191-211, [8].

Vernacular names edit

English: gymnamoebae