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Synonyms for Heliozoa

mostly freshwater protozoa

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Petersen and Hansen (1960) were the first to describe new species of a group of protistans known as heliozoa based on the electron microscopy of their scales.
The purpose of this paper is to give a taxonomic account of Indiana freshwater heliozoa observed during EM surveys for silica-scaled chrysophytes (Wujek & Swinehart 1995; Wujek & Bechtel 1997) from two northern counties and Lake Monroe in Monroe County.
Like all filose amoeba, this genus lacks the axonemes and extrusomes observed in the centrohelid heliozoa.
Table 1.--Indiana locations containing heliozoa. See Wujek & Swinehart (1995) and Wujek & Bechtel (1997) for physiochemical data.
Observations of the heliozoean genera Pinaciophora and Acanthocystis (Heliozoa, Sarcodina, Protozoa) from Ellis Fjord, Antarctica.
Like all filose amoebas, this genus lacks axonemes and extrusomes observed in the centrohelid heliozoa.
Monica Durrschmidt of Germany, a prominent worker on heliozoa in the 1980s.
Mikrjukov, prominent Russian researcher of heliozoa who tragically died 29 April 2000.
Taxon Location Heterotrophic Flagellate * Cyathobodo crucifera AL-22; MS-23 Ciliate Lepidotrachelophyllum LA-8 fornicus Rhizopod Amoeba Cochilopodium LA-30 bilimbosum Cristidiscoid Heliozoa Pinaciophora LA-2, 15 fluviatilis Raphidiophrys capitata LA-2; MS-27 * Raphidiophrys MS-27 intermedia * Polyplacocystis LA-22; TX-1 marginata Centrohelid Heliozoa * Acanthocystis LA-17 durrschmidtidae * Acanthocystis MS-11 pectinata * Acanthocystis MS-27 polymorpha * Choanocystis aculeata LA-4 * Choanocystis rotundata LA-40 ssp.