Sarcodina - move with pseudopodia

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The amoebas.  They are a blob of protoplasm formed in a single cell.  By flowing their protoplasm forward into a "foot" then bringing the rest of their body into the foot, they can slither along.  Some Sarcodina have firm axial rods instead of pseudopods.  They move by motion in these rods.  
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Actinosphaerium
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Actinosphaerium
close up of axial rods
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amoeba proteus
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chaos-chaos
shown with
paramecium
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arcella
top and side view
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arcella
side view


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difflugia
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entamoeba
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entamoeba-cyst
the cyst state of
the entamoeba

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paramoeba

 

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