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Not to be confused with thecamoebians.
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Amoebozoa
Class: Discosea
Order: Thecamoebida
Family: Thecamoebidae
Genus: Thecamoeba

Thecamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa with a tough pellicle simulating a shell.

It includes the species Thecamoeba hilla .[1]


  1. ^ Dyková, I.; Fiala, I.; Dvoráková, H.; Pecková, H. (2008). "Living together: the marine amoeba Thecamoeba hilla Schaeffer, 1926 and its endosymbiont Labyrinthula sp". European journal of protistology. 44 (4): 308–316. doi:10.1016/j.ejop.2008.04.001. PMID 18619822.