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Taxonavigation: Euamoebida 
Superregnum: Eukaryota

Regnum: Protozoa
Subregnum: Sarcomastigota
Phylum: Amoebozoa
Subphylum: Protamoebae
Classis: Lobosea
Ordo: Euamoebida

Familia: Amoebidae
Genera (10): Amoeba – Chaos – Deuteramoeba – Hydramoeba – Metachaos – Metamoeba – Parachaos – Polychaos – Trichamoeba – †Triassamoeba

Check: Malpighamoeba


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