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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Rhizaria
Genus: Pinaciophora

Pinaciophora is an amoeboid genus of Rhizaria.

It includes the species Pinaciophora fluviatilis.[1]

It was placed before in Nucleariida.[2]


  1. ^ Croome, R. L.; van den Hoff, J.; Burton, H. R. (1987). "Observations of the heliozoean genera Pinaciophora and Acanthocystis (Heiliozoea, Sarcodina, Protozoa) from Ellis Fjord, Antarctica". Polar Biology. 8: 23–28. doi:10.1007/BF00297160. 
  2. ^ Cavalier-Smith, Thomas; Chao, Ema E. (2012). "Oxnerella micra sp. n. (Oxnerellidae fam. n.), a Tiny Naked Centrohelid, and the Diversity and Evolution of Heliozoa". Protist. 163 (4): 574–601. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2011.12.005. PMID 22317961.