Balamuthia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Protozoa
Subregnum: Sarcomastigota
Phylum: Amoebozoa
Subphylum: Protamoebae
Classis: Variosea
Ordo: Centramoebida
Familia: Acanthamoebidae
Genus: Balamuthia
Species (1): B. mandrillaris

Name[edit]

Balamuthia Visvesvara et al., 1993

Alternative classifications[edit]

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

Patterson, D.J., Simpson, A.G.B. & Rogerson, A., 2000. Amoebae of uncertain affinities. 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. 804-827, [1]. See Brands, S.J. (1989-2015), [2], and Patterson, [3].

References[edit]

  • Visvesvara, G. S., Schuster, F. L., & Martinez, A. J. (1993). Balamuthia mandrillaris, n. g., n. sp., agent of amebic meningoencephalitis in humans and other animals. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 40(4), 504-514, [4].