A temporary flagellate (mastigote) stage in the vahlkampfiid amoeba Willaertia magna and its possible evolutionary significance.

@article{Robinson1989ATF,
  title={A temporary flagellate (mastigote) stage in the vahlkampfiid amoeba Willaertia magna and its possible evolutionary significance.},
  author={B S Robinson and Peter Christy and Johan F. de Jonckheere},
  journal={Bio Systems},
  year={1989},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          75-86
        }
}
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