rhizopod


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rhizopod

[′rī·zə‚päd]
(invertebrate zoology)
An anastomosing rootlike pseudopodium.
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Taxon Location Heterotrophic Flagellate * Cyathobodo crucifera AL-22; MS-23 Ciliate Lepidotrachelophyllum LA-8 fornicus Rhizopod Amoeba Cochilopodium LA-30 bilimbosum Cristidiscoid Heliozoa Pinaciophora LA-2, 15 fluviatilis Raphidiophrys capitata LA-2; MS-27 * Raphidiophrys MS-27 intermedia * Polyplacocystis LA-22; TX-1 marginata Centrohelid Heliozoa * Acanthocystis LA-17 durrschmidtidae * Acanthocystis MS-11 pectinata * Acanthocystis MS-27 polymorpha * Choanocystis aculeata LA-4 * Choanocystis rotundata LA-40 ssp.
Sarcomonad ribosomal RNA sequences, rhizopod phylogeny, and the origin of euglyphid amoebae.
maxima, vermetids excrete a sticky mucus net (containing mucopolysaccharides and mucins (glycosylated proteins)) well adapted to capture near-bed small planktonic organisms consisting mainly of copepods, rhizopods, meiobenthos, and detritus [3, 6, 8, 11, 12].