On the Identity of the Amoeboflagllates Didascalus throntoni and Adelphamoeba galeacystis

@article{Jonckheere1997OnTI,
  title={On the Identity of the Amoeboflagllates Didascalus throntoni and Adelphamoeba galeacystis},
  author={Johan F. de Jonckheere and Susan Browin and B S Robinson},
  journal={Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={44}
}
ABSTRACT. Didascalus thorntoni, Singh 1952 has been classified alternately as a separate genus or as a species of Naegleria. In the 18th edition of the American Type Culture Collection catalogue it is classified as Naegleria thorntoni. To resolve the question of its identity we have used riboprinting and sequencing of the small subunit ribosomal DNA. The results indicate that D. thorntoni does not belong to the genus Naegleria. The sequence of the small subunit ribosomal DNA differs only in 20… 
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