Naegleria pagei De Jonckheere
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De Jonckheere JF. A century of research on the amoeboflagellate genus Naegleria. Acta Protozool. 41: 309-342, 2002.
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name change from Naegleria sp. to N. pagei per TA Nerad, by e-mail message dated Dec 9 2002