Mastigella Frenzel, 1892 (ref. ID; 3652)

[ref. ID; 1618]
Flagellum apparently not connected with nucleus; pseudopods numerous, digitate; body form changes actively and continuously; contractile vacuole. (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 3652]
During amoeboid movement, nucleus and basal body not linked and flagellum may be distant from nucleus. Includes some forms with two kinds of cytoplasmic bacteria, one methanogenic. Bacteria adhere to nucleus. (ref. ID; 3652)

  1. Mastigella commutans (ref. ID; 7078)
  2. Mastigella penardii Lemmermann (ref. ID; 1618)
  3. Mastigella vitrea Goldschmidt (ref. ID; 1618)

Mastigella commutans (ref. ID; 7078)


GenBank AF421219 (isolated from sediments of a domestic wastewater tank at the Cape Tribulation Tropical Research Station, Queensland, Australia - 16 degrees 05'S, 145 degrees 27'E). (ref. ID; 7078)

Mastigella vitrea Goldschmidt (ref. ID; 1618)


150 um long. (ref. ID; 1618)