Family Echinamoebidae Page, 1975
Diagnosis: Flattened amoebae with many short, extremely fine subpseudopodia which may be furcate. Subpseudopodia with a central filamentous core at the ultrastructural level.
|Amoebae usually less than 15 µm, pseudopodia short as spine-like projections, cysts with thin cell walls||Echinamoeba|
|Amoebae usually larger than 15 µm, cysts with thick walls||2|
|Many filose-like pseudopodia||Filamoeba|
|With a few short spine-like echinopodia||Comandonia|