Lithoamoeba

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Lithoamoeba
(Lithoamoeba proteus)
Main image of Lithoamoeba
Species is extinct.
23/148, Integrated into Chemeba
Information
CreatorGiant Blue Anteater Other
Week/Generation15/101
HabitatFerret Limestone Caves, Rabid Sandstone Caves, Raptor Limestone Caves, Martyk Sandstone Caves, Flisch Water Table, Yokto Water Table, Huggs Water Table, Krakow Water Table, Ittiz Water Table, Nuke Water Table, Ovi Water Table, Hydro Water Table
SizeMicroscopic
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietLithotroph
RespirationPassive Diffusion
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionMitosis
Taxonomy
Domain
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Lithoamoebia
Lithoamoebales
Lithoamoebaceae
Lithoamoeba
Lithoamoeba proteus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The lithoamoeba is a microorganism that lives in water tables and cave pools. They are lithotrophic, meaning that they can convert inorganic materials into energy. It uses pseudopods to gather quantities of inorganic material. They can reproduce via mitosis

Living Relatives (click to show/hide)

These are randomly selected, and organized from lowest to highest shared taxon. (This may correspond to similarity more than actual relation)
  • Maedetrovorus (genus Lithoamoeba)
  • Engulfamoebas (family Lithoamoebaceae)
  • Spore Towers (order Lithoamoebales)