Strain Information: 1581/1

Division/Phylum: Discoba    Class: Heterolobosea    Order: Schizopyrenida


Tetramitus rostratus Perty (1852)

CCAP 1581/1
Isolator: Balamuth (pre 1957)
Origin: Human; urine, Austin, Texas, USA
Culture: Medium NN; Monoxenic; sub; with E. coli
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References [8]   EMBL Links
Page FC & Blanton RL (1985) The Heterolobosea (Sarcodina: Rhizopoda) a new class uniting the Schizopyrenida and the Acrasidae (Acrasida). Protistologica 21(1): 121-132.
DOI: none

De Jonckheere JF, Brown S, Walochnik J, Aspöck H & Michel R (2005) Morphological investigation of three Tetramitus spp. which are phylogenetically ver closely related: Tetramitus horticolus, Tetramitus russelli n. comb. and Tetramitus pararusselli n. sp. European Journal of Protistology 41: 139-150.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2004.12.001

De Jonckheere JF & Brown S (2005) Isolation of a vahlkampfiid amoeba from a contact lens: Tetramitus ovis (Schmidt, 1913) n. comb. European Journal of Protistology 41: 93-97.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2004.11.006

Murase J, Kawasaki M & De Jonckheere JF (2010) Isolation of a new heterolobosean amoeba from a rice field soil: Vrihiamoeba italica gen. nov., sp. nov. European Journal of Protistology 46: 164-170.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2010.04.002

Boucard TK, Parry J, Jones K & Semple KT (2004) Effects of organophosphate and synthetic pyrethroid sheep dip formulations on protozoan survival and bacterial survival and growth Fems Microbiology Letters 47: 11-127.
DOI: 10.1016/S0168-6496(03)00253-8

Garstecki T, Brown S & De Jonckheere JF (2005) Description of Vahlkampfia signyensis n. sp. (Heterolobosea), based on morphological, ultrastructural and molecular characteristics. European Journal of Protistology 41: 119-127.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2005.01.003

De Jonckheere JF & Brown S (2005) The identification of Vahlkampfiid amoebae by ITS sequencing. Protist 156: 89-96.
DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2004.11.001

Brown S & De Jonckheere JF (2004) Isolation of a new vahlkampfiid amoeba from soil: Paravahlkampfia lenta n. sp. European Journal of Protistology 40: 289-294.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2004.07.002

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016