font settings

Font Size: Large | Normal | Small
Font Face: Verdana | Geneva | Georgia

Sarcodina

(Phylum)

Overview

[ Back to top ]

A class or superclass of Protozoa containing the Rhizopoda (amoebas and formaniferans) and Actinopda (heliozoans and radiolarians), which have pseudopodia* or actinopodia, little differentiation of the body and no flagella at any stage.

Taxonomy

[ Back to top ]

The Phylum Sarcodina is further organized into finer groupings including:

Classes

[ Back to top ]

Actinopoda

Amoeboids are single-celled life-forms characterized by an irregular shape. [more]

At least 1,438 species and subspecies belong to the Class Actinopoda.

More info about the Class Actinopoda may be found here.

Sources

[ Back to top ]
Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 15:49:06