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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Phylum: Amoebozoa
Class: Tubulinea
Order: Arcellinida
Family: Centropyxidae
Genus: Centropyxis
Stein, 1857
Species [1]

Centropyxis is a genus of Amoebozoa, including the species Centropyxis aculeata.[2]


  1. ^ WoRMS (2010). "Centropyxis Stein, 1857". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ Daniel J. G. Lahr, Philip J. Bergmann & Sônia G. B. C. Lopes (2008). "Taxonomic identity in microbial eukaryotes: a practical approach using the testate amoeba Centropyxis to resolve conflicts between old and new taxonomic descriptions". Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 55 (5): 409–416. doi:10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00339.x. PMID 19017061. 

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